Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies

Colburn

Faculty: Forrest Colburn

Faculty ColburnE-mail Address: forrest.colburn@lehman.cuny.edu
Phone Number: 718-960-1161
Office: Carman Hall, 280
Rank: Professor
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.A., Univ. of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell Univ.

 

Academic Interests

  • Governance and economic development in the poorer countries of the world
  • Influence of ideas on politics
  • Interplay of politics and economic policy

Research

  • Course of politics in contemporary Latin America
  • Efforts at revolutionary change in the poorer countries of the world

Honors

  • Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 2006-2007

Publications

  • Colburn, F. D., & Cruz S., A. (2012). Personalism and populism in Nicaragua. Journal of Democrazy, 23(2), 104-118.
  • Colburn, F. D., & Uphoff, N. (2012). Common expositional problems in students’ papers and theses. PS: Political Science & Politics, 45(2), 291-297.
  • Colburn, F. D. (2012). Nicaragua Forlorn. World Policy Journal, 29(1), 91-100.
  • Colburn, Forrest. Review of Dismantling Democracy in Venezuela: The Chavez Authoritarian Experiment. In Perspectives on Politics 9 (2011): 733-734.
  • Colburn, F.D. & Trejos, A. (2010). Democracy Undermined: Constitutional Subterfuge in Latin America. Dissent, 57, 11-15.
  • Colburn, F.D. & Trejos, A. (2010). Forrest D. Colburn and Alberto Trejos Respond. Dissent, 57, 78-80.
  • El Vuelco de El Salvador. J. of Democracy en Espanol, 2, 157-167. (2010)
  • Exploring Peruvian Nationality: The Photography of Javier Silva-Meinel. Tribal Art, 58, 120-129. (2010)
  • América latina: Prisionera de los commodities. INCAE Business Review¸1, 44-49. (2009)
  • The turnover in El Salvador. Journal of Democracy, 20, 143-152. (2009)
  • Latin America: Captive to commodities. Dissent, 56, 29-31. (2009)
  • Asia se cierne sobre América latina. INCAE Business Review, 1(6), 46-50. (2008)
  • Latin America: Captive to commodities. Dissent, 29-31. (2008)
  • Varieties of Liberalism in Central America: Nation-States as Works in Progress, University of Texas Press, 2007
  • Latin America at the End of Politics, Princeton University Press, 2002
  • The Vogue of Revolution in Poor Countries, Princeton University Press, 1994
  • My Car in Managua, University of Texas Press, 1991 (sixth printing, 2005)
  • Managing the Commanding Heights: Nicaragua’s State Enterprises, University of California Press, 1990
  • Post-Revolutionary Nicaragua: State, Class, and the Dilemmas of Agrarian Policy, University of California Press, 1986     

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