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Ryan Carlin

Professor    Director of Graduate Studies    , ,

Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2008


Comparative Politics, Public Opinion, Electoral Behavior, Social Preferences, Latin America


Ryan E. Carlin is Professor and the Director of Graduate Studies of Political Science at Georgia State University. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2008). He is an Affiliated Researcher of the Latin American Public Opinion Project at Vanderbilt University and, at GSU, the Center Latin American and Latino Studies (CLALS) and the Center for Human Rights and Democracy (CHRD). His published work includes research on voting, public opinion, trust, rule of law, and democratic attitudes. Professor Carlin has co-edited books and has published articles in a variety of major journals in the discipline. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, United States Agency for International Development, Institute for International Education, Mellon Foundation, Ford Foundation, LAPOP, and Latin American Studies Association.