David Altman is professor of political science at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. His research and teaching lie in the field of comparative politics with an emphasis on democracy: its quality, its institutions, and its innovations. A former Kellogg Institute visiting fellow, he is the author of Direct Democracy Worldwide (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and a project manager for the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) project.
Altman is a former dissertation year fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and holds a PhD in political science from the University of Notre Dame.
Academic Year 2002-2003 : The Politics of Coalition Formation and Survival under Multiparty Presidential Regimes +
Academic Year 2001-2002 : The Politics of Coalition Formation and Survival under Multiparty Presidential Regimes