Katrina Burgess

Associate Professor of International Political Economy


Education
  • PhD, Politics, Princeton University
  • BA, Swarthmore College
  • MA, University of Southern California

Professional Activities
  • Assistant Professor, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University (1998-2003)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Research, Thomas Watson, Jr. Institute for International Studies, Brown University (2002-2003)
  • Assistant Professor, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University (1998-2003)
  • William R. Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellow, Thomas Watson, Jr. Institute for International Studies, Brown University (2000-2002)
  • Academic Coordinator, PromPerú (summer 2000)
  • has also taught at UCLA and ITAM
  • Member of Latin American Studies Association and American Political Science Association
  • Reviewed articles submitted to Comparative Politics, Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs, and International Studies Quarterly
  • Evaluator, International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships, Social Science Research Council (2001-2002)

Affiliations
  • Institute for Human Security

Research Interests
  • International and comparative political economy
  • political economy of development
  • comparative politics

ARTICLES
• Burgess, Katrina and Steven Levitsky. "Explaining Populist Party Adaptation in Latin America: Environmental and Organizational Determinants of Party Change in Argentina, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela." Comparative Political Studies 36, no. 8 (2003): 881-911.
Burgess, Katrina. "Loyalty Dilemmas and Market Reform: Party-Union Alliances Under Stress in Mexico, Spain, and Venezuela." World Politics 52, no. 1 (1999): 105-134.
• Burgess, Katrina. "Unemployment and Union Strategies in Spain." South European Society and Politics 4, (1999).

BOOKS
Burgess, Katrina. Parties and Unions in the New Global Economy. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004.
• Burgess, Katrina and Abraham F Lowenthal. The California-Mexico Connection. Stanford University Press, 1993.

BOOK CHAPTERS
• Burgess, Katrina. "Symptom or Solution? Neoliberal Reform and Migrant Remittances" in Philip Oxhorn and Kenneth Roberts, eds. Beyond Neoliberalism? (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, forthcoming).
Burgess, Katrina. "Migrant Philanthropy and Local Governance in Mexico." In New Patterns for Mexico: Observations on Remittances, Philanthropic Giving, and Equitable Development, ed. Barbara Merz, Harvard University Press, 2005.
• Burgess, Katrina. "Mexican Labor at a Crossroads." In Mexico's Politics and Society in Transition, eds. Joseph S. Tulchin and Andrew D. Selee, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2002.
• Burgess, Katrina. "Unemployment and Union Strategies in Spain." In Unemployment in Southern Europe: Coping with the Consequences, ed. Nancy G Bermeo, Routledge, 2000.
• "El impacto del 3x1 en la gobernanza local" en Rafael Fernández de Castro, Rodolfo García Zamora y Ana Vila Freyer, compiladores. El Programa 3x1 para Migrantes. Retos y Desafíos (México, DF: Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México y Miguel Ángel Porrúa, en prensa).



Email Address
Katrina.Burgess@tufts.edu

Office Location
Cabot 603B

Mailing Address
The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Ave
Medford, MA, 02155