Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

Elizabeth J. Zechmeister, Daniel Montalvo and Jennifer L. Merolla

 *Elizabeth J. Zechmeister is Associate Professor of Political Science and Associate Director of the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) and Daniel Montalvo is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at Vanderbilt University. Jennifer L. Merolla is Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Politics and Policy at Claremont Graduate University. Merolla and Zechmeister are the authors of Democracy at Risk: How Terrorist Threats Affect the Public (University of Chicago Press, 2009).

Funding for the AmericasBarometer has mainly come from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Important additional support has come from the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and Vanderbilt University.

The Insights Series is co‐edited by Professors Mitchell A. Seligson and Elizabeth J. Zechmeister with administrative, technical and intellectual support from the LAPOP group at Vanderbilt University.


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