Carlos de la Torre

Center for Latin American Studies

Research Interests

Populism, democratization, and authoritarianism; racism and citizenship in the Americas.

Geographic Expertise

Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia

Curriculum Vitae
  • Global populism: what can we learn from Latin America?
  • Racism and citizenship in the Americas

Carlos de la Torre is Director of the UF Center for Latin American Studies. He has a Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research. He was a fellow at the Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars.

His most recent books are The Routledge Handbook of Global Populism, (Routlege, 2019); Populisms a Quick Immersion, (Tibidabo Editions, 2019), De Velasco a Correa: Insurreciones, populismo y elecciones en Ecuador, (Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, 2015), The Promise and Perils of Populism, (The University Press of Kentucky, 2015), Latin American Populism of the Twenty-First Century, co-edited with Cynthia Arnson, (The Johns Hopkins University Press and the Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2013), and Populist Seduction in Latin America, (Ohio University Press, second edition 2010).

Dr. de la Torre's publications can be found here.