Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Paul Lewis

Professor Emeritus - Political Science

Contact Info
rip@tulane.edu

Degrees

  • A.B., University of Florida, Political Science, 1960
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Political Science, 1963

Academic Experience

  • Professor, Tulane University, 1981-
  • Associate Professor, Tulane University, 1972-1981

Research & Teaching Specializations: Southern Cone; Political Science; Argentine and Paraguayan Political Systems

Related Experience

  • Board of Directors, National Association of Scholars, 1992-
  • President, Louisiana Association of Scholars, 1991-1996
  • Continuing Education, Handbook of Latin American Studies, Library of Congress, Hispanic Division, 1990-
  • Chair, Department of Political Science, Tulane University, 1990-1993

Distinctions

  • Organization of American States Summer Research Grant, 1987
  • Tulane University Council on Research Summer Grant, 1986
  • Fulbright-Hays Fellowship, 1968-1969
  • Social Science Research Council Summer Grant, 1968
  • Fulbright-Hays Fellowship, 1964

Languages: Spanish; French

Selected Publications

  • 2002. Latin Fascist Elites: The Mussolini, Franco, and Salazar Regimes. Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • 2002. Guerrillas and Generals: The “Dirty War” in Argentina. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  • 1993. Political Parties and Generations in Paraguay’s Liberal Era, 1869-1940. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
  • 1990. The Crisis of Argentine Capitalism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
  • 1982. Socialism, Liberalism, and Dictatorship in Paraguay. Stanford and New York: The Hoover Institution and F.A. Praeger.

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: Latin American Governments, Government and Politics of the Southern Cone, The Right and Left in Latin America

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