Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Tiffany Barnes

Richard E. Greenleaf Visiting Professor - Latin American Studies

Contact Info

Department Affiliation
Latin American Studies


  • Ph.D., Rice University, 2012
  • B.A., Southwestern University, 2004

Academic Experience

  • Greenleaf Scholar-in-Residence, Stone Center for Latin American Studies, 2019 –
  • Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Kentucky, 2017 –
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame, 2013
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Kentucky, 2012 – 2017

Research & Teaching Specializations: Gender and Politics

Related Experience

  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Political Science, University of Kentucky, 2017 –
  • Internship Director, Political Science, University of Kentucky, 2017 –


  • UK Women & Philanthropy Network, “Expanding Career Options for A&S Majors through Summer
    Internships,” (with Anna Bosh, Jordan Brown, Jeffery Clymer, Melanie Goan, Pearl James, Carol
    Mason, Janet Stamatel, and, Clayton Thyne), 2018

  • Early Career Award, from the Midwest Women’s Caucus for Political Science, 2017
  • University of Notre Dame, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Visiting Research Fellow, Fall
  • Rice University, John W. Gardner Award, Best Dissertation in Humanities and Social Sciences at Rice University, 2012
  • National Science Foundation SES-0921374, Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, 2009


  • Spanish

Selected Publications

  • 2018. Barnes, Tiffany D., and Mark P. Jones. “Women’s Representation in the Argentine National and Subnational Governments.” In Ed. Leslie Schwindt-Bayer. Women, Representation, and Politics in Latin America. New York: Oxford University Press, 121-139.

  • 2016. Barnes, Tiffany D., and Abby Córdova. “Making Space for Women: Explaining Citizen Support
    for Legislative Gender Quotas in Latin America.” Journal of Politics 78 (3): 670-686.
  • 2014. Barnes, Tiffany D. “Women’s Representation and Legislative Committee Appointments: The
    Case of the Argentine Provinces.” Revista Uruguaya de Ciencia Política [Uruguayan Journal of
    Political Science] 23 (2): 135-163.
  • 2009. Barnes, Tiffany D., and Jinhyeok Jang. 2016. “How the size of governing coalitions shape legislative behavior: A subnational analysis of Argentine legislative chambers, 1992–2009.” International Area Studies Review 19(4): 301-319.
  • 2014. Barnes, Tiffany D., and Gabriela Rangel. “Election Law Reform in Chile: The Implementation of Automatic Registration and Voluntary Voting.” Election Law Journal 13(4): 570-582.

Full CV or Website
Curriculum Vitae