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Verónica Montecinos

Verónica Montecinos

(Penn State Greater Allegheny)

Professor of Sociology


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Education:

  1. PhD, Sociology, University of Pittsburgh
  2. MA, Sociology, University of Pittsburgh
  3. Licentiate, Sociology, Universidad Católica de Chile

Biography:

Dr. Montecinos is the author of Economists, Politics and the State, Chile 1958–1994 (CEDLA, 1998), co-editor of Economists in the Americas (Edward Elgar, 2009, with John Markoff), and editor of Women Presidents and Prime Ministers in Post-Transition Democracies, Palgrave (in press).

She has also published book chapters and articles that have appeared in such journals as the International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, The Journal of Economic Perspectives, Latin American Research Review and Studies in Comparative International Development.

Her research interests include the sociology of economics, democratization, technocratic politics in Latin America, gender and pensions, and gender and politics.

Recent publications:

"Economics," in The Palgrave Dictionary of Transnational History. From the Mid-19th Century to the Present Day (2009).

"Washington Consensus," in The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization (2012).

"Spanish-speaking South America. Politicized Economic Thought," in Routledge Handbook of the History of Global Economic Thought (2015).

"Economics: The Chilean Story," in Verónica Montecinos and John Markoff (editors), Economists in the Americas, Edward Elgar (2009).

“C. Wright Mills and Latin America,” in Guy Oakes (editor), The Anthem Companion to C. Wright Mills (2016).

"Michelle Bachelet: Engendering Chile's Democratization," in Verónica Montecinos (editor), Women Presidents and Prime Ministers in Post-Transition Democracies, Palgrave (in press).

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