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Friday, January 19

Support for Democracy in Decline: The LAPOP Americas Barometer 2016/17
12:00 pm
Dr. Mitchell Seligson
3911 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies along with University Center for International Studies (UCIS)
Kelsey Trimm
Contact Email:

Mitchell A. Seligson is the Centennial Professor of Political Science, Alexander Heard Distinguished Service Professor, and Professor of Sociology (by courtesy) at Vanderbilt University and Founder and Senior Advisor of Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP), which conducts the AmericasBarometer surveys that currently covers over 30 countries in the Americas. Seligson has carried out hundreds of surveys of public opinion, mainly focused on democracy and governance, in many countries in Latin America, but has also included projects in Africa and the Balkans. For details, see www.LapopSurveys.org.He currently is an elected member of the General Assembly of the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights. Over the past decade, he has been awarded over $25nmillion in research grants and contracts. To read more about Dr. Mitchell Seligson visit:

Lunch will be provided.

for more information contact: ket82@pitt.edu