Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Patrick Egan

Assistant Professor - Political Science

Contact Info


  • B.S., Georgetown University, Foreign Service, 1999
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Political Science, 2011

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2011-
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2010-2011
  • Instructor, University of North Carolina, 2006-2009

Research & Teaching Specializations: International Political Economy, Latin American and European Politics, International Relations

Related Experience

  • Undergraduate Studies Committee, Department of Political Science, 2011-2012
  • Member, American Political Science Association
  • Member, International Studies Association


  • Policies, Institutions, and Innovation-Intensive Foreign Direct Investment in Ireland Research Seed Grant. Granted by the Murphy Institute for Political Economy, Tulane University, 2012
  • Mellow Dissertation Fellowship for Latin American/Caribbean Research, 2009
  • US Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS), 2005


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • French

Selected Publications

  • 2013. “R&D in the Periphery? Foreign Direct Investment, Innovation, and Institutional Quality in Developing Countries.” Business and Politics 15:1, pp. 1-32.
  • 2012. “Is the Post-Real Consensus Sustainable? The Politics of Macroeconomic Strategy, Industrial Policy, and International Insertion in Brazil.” With Aaron Schneider. In America Latina no Labirinto Global. Eds. Renata de Melo Rosa and Carlos Federico Dominguez Avila. Brasilia, Brazil: Editora CRV, pp.
  • 2012. “Is Worker Repression Risky? Foreign Direct Investment, Labor Rights, and Assessments of Risk in Developing Countries.” Review of International Political Economy. 19: 3, pp. 415-447
  • 2010. “Hard Bargains: The Impact of Multinational Corporations on Economic Reform in Latin America.” Latin American Politics and Society 52: 1 (Spring 2010), pp.1-32

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: International Political Economy; Introduction to International Relations; International Organization; Latin American Politics

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