Douglas A. Chalmers

Douglas A. Chalmers

Research Interest

Douglas Chalmers has been Department Chair, Dean of the School of International Affairs, and Director of the Institute for Latin American Studies. Currently he is Executive Director of the Society of Senior Scholars at Columbia. He is author and co-editor of The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America (1997), co-edited The Right and Democracy in Latin America (1992), and articles and books about the organization and institutions that link civil society to government in Europe and Latin America. Forthcoming are an edited book (with Scott Mainwaring) Problems Confronting Contemporary Democracies: Essays in Honor of Alfred Stepan, Notre Dame University Press, and his own Reforming Democracies: Six Facts about Politics that Demand a New Agenda, Columbia University Press.