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EDGS Event: October 1st, Comparative Politics Workshop: Military Politics and Democracy in the Andes

Tuesday, October 1st, Buffett Center; 12:15pm-2:00pm (lunch served)

Maiah Jaskoski of the Department of National Security Affairs

“Military Politics and Democracy in the Andes”

Maiah Jaskoski (Ph.D. in Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2008) is Assistant Professor of National Security Affairs. Her research focuses on state-society relations in Latin America. Jaskoski will discuss her recent book, Military Politics and Democracy in the Andes (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013), which focuses on the question of why at different times the Ecuadorian and Peruvian armies have neglected their assigned counterinsurgency mission.

Coordinated by Ana Arjona, PhD Political Science and Rodrigo Barrenechea, Political Science: rbarrenechea@u.northwestern.edu

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