Democracies in the COVID-19 Crisis (VIRTUAL)


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The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented threat to global public health and economic and political stability. Across democratic states, public policy responses to COVID-19 are wide-ranging. This panel will consider the great divergence of government responses and of outcomes, examining particular case studies from the United States, West Africa, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Mexico, and Sweden.

Podcast with Dianne Pinderhughes discussing Democracies and COVID-19:

Jeff Harden, Andrew J. McKenna Family Associate Professor of Political Science; Concurrent Associate Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics 
Sara Niedzwiecki, Assistant Professor of Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz; Visiting Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies
Susan Shepler, Associate Professor, School of International Service, American University; Visiting Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies
Samuel Valenzuela, Professor of Sociology

Moderator: Dianne Pinderhughes, Chair and Professor, Department of Africana Studies; Professor of Political Science; Notre Dame Presidential Faculty Fellow

Cosponsored by the Kellogg Institute Research Cluster on Democratization Theory.

For additional information on the research activities of the Democratization Theory Research Cluster, and for faculty and graduate students interested in getting involved, please contact the cluster's graduate student coordinator Andrea Peña-Vasquez.