Politics of Puerto Rico

LAS 4935
SECTION 2211, CLASS # 27282

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Times: 10:40 – 11:30 am
Location: Florida Gymnasium 0270

This course will offer an examination of the development of politics in Puerto Rico from the late 19th century to the present. This course will focus mostly on the politics in Puerto Rico covering topics such as party politics, social movements, sports, urbanism, colonialism, and debt. It will also discuss certain relevant elements that were and are part of the Puerto Rican diaspora.


Carlos Suarez SmallCarlos A. Suárez Carrasquillo
Senior Lecturer
Director of Master and Graduate Certificate in Latin American Studies
Center for Latin American Studies
Department of Political Science
Email: casuarez@latam.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-4724

Research Interests

Urban Politics, Public Policy, Puerto Rican Politics, Caribbean Politics

Geographic Expertise

Puerto Rico/Caribbean