Former Visiting Fellow, Evelyne Huber is Morehead Alumni Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She studied at the University of Zurich and received both her M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. She studies democratization, social policy, poverty and inequality in Latin America and advanced industrial democracies. She was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, a fellow at the Wilson Center, the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, the Kellogg Institute, the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, and the Collegio Carlo Alberto, and she received an Honorary Doctorate in the Social Sciences from the University of Bern in 2010, a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2010, and the Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction from the University of North Carolina in 2004. In 2021, she and John D. Stephens jointly received the Distinguished Career Award from the Political Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association. She is a former President (2012-13) of the Latin American Studies Association and a former Vice President (2017-18) of the American Political Science Association.
May 2019: Guillermo O'Donnell Democracy Award and Lectureship from the Latin American Studies Association (along with John Stephens)