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Laura Tedesco, Ph.D.


Department of Political Science - International Relations
Political Science


Education

Ph.D., University of Warwick, UK

Research Interests

Laura Tedesco, Ph.D. Warwick University, is Associate Professor in Political Science and Associate Dean for Humanities and Social Sciences. She works on political leadership in Latin America.

Her last book, authored with Rut Diamint (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires) was published by Buenos Aires University in 2019: ¿Demócratas o Usurpadores? Un análisis de líderes sudamericanos (EUDEBA, 2019)

From 2016, she coordinates a research project about future political scenarios in Cuba. Her last article has been published by Revista Deusto de Derechos Humanos en junio de 2020, titulado Violación de derechos humanos en Cuba ¿Alta o baja intensidad?

Courses

Introduction to International Politics
Crisis of Leadership
Introduction to Latin American Politics
Key Contemporary Crisis: COVID-19
Global Politics

Publications and Media Placements

Books

2019 Demócratas o Usurpadores. Un análisis de líderes sudamericanos (EUDEBA, Editorial de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina). Editorial Eudeba | Demócratas o usurpadores por Diamint, Rut - 9789502329321

2015 Latin America´s Leaders with Rut Diamint (ZED Books: London). Latin America's Leaders (zedbooks.net)

2013 Democratizar a los políticos. Un estudio sobre líderes latinoamericanos, edited with Rut Diamint, Preface by Professor Sergio Fabbrini (Los Libros de la Catarata, Madrid) Democratizar a los políticos. Un estudio sobre líderes latinoamericanos - Catarata

2011 Alfonsín. De la esperanza a la desilusión (Buenos Aires: del Nuevo Extremo)

2004 The state of democracy in Latin America. Post-Transitional Conflicts in Argentina and Chile, co-authored with Jonathan Barton (London: Routledge). The State of Democracy in Latin America | Taylor & Francis Group

1999 Democracy in Argentina. Hope and Disillusion (London: Frank Cass) Democracy in Argentina: Hope and Disillusion - 1st Edition - Laura Te (routledge.com)

Peer Review Articles

2020 Tedesco, Laura and Diamint, Rut. 2020. Behind Covid-19: Deepening poverty in Cuba, Bulletin of Latin American Research, Special Issue, December, vol. 39, S1: 75-78.

2020 Tedesco, Laura and Rut Diamint. 2020. Violación de los derechos humanos en Cuba: ¿Baja o alta intensidad? Deusto Journal of Human Rights, n. 5: 155-181.

2019 Diamint, Rut and Tedesco, Laura. 2019. A new generation of peace missions? Exploring the Colombian case, Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol 20 (3) 525-555.

2018 Diamint, Rut and Tedesco, Laura. 2018. Uncertainties and paradoxes about Cuba’s future, International Relations and Diplomacy, vol 6 (7) July, 390-395.

2018 De militares a gerentes. Las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias en Cuba, Nueva Sociedad 278, November-December.

2017 Tedesco, Laura and Diamint, Rut. 2017. La incertidumbre cubana, Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica, October-December: 19-26.