Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Kellogg Institute Selects Dr. Oliveros as a 2019-2020 Visiting Fellow

April 30th, 2019

The Kellogg Institute for International Studies will welcome six scholars, with expertise in topics ranging from Latin American democracy to youth and identity in Botswana, as part of its new visiting fellows cohort for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Kellogg Institute Director Paolo Carozza said the group will continue the tradition of excellence associated with the long-running residential visiting fellows program.

“They bring a balance of disciplines and methodologies that addresses our core research themes and strengthens our historical expertise in Latin America and Africa,” he said.

Virginia Oliveros, an assistant professor of political science and an associate research fellow at the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University. Oliveros will study how the omission of slum residents from nationally representative surveys in developing countries affects clientelism and voting behavior among those citizens.

For more on the Kellogg Institute’s fellowship program and the other five fellows, continue reading here.