Voting from Abroad in Latin America

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    • Thursday February 27, 2020
      12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Location: GSU Campus, Langdale Hall, Room 1081, Atlanta, GA 30303
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Diana Wrenn Rapp



Summary Sentence: Dr. Maria Laura Tagina gives a brown bag talk on Latin America, elections, immigration, and democracy. 

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Please join us for a brown-bag research talk, “Voting from Abroad in Latin America: Explaining Turnout, 1993-2017 by Visiting International Scholar, Dr. María Laura Tagina, co-sponsored by CHRD, CLALS, AGSC, and the Department of Political Science. 

The talk should be of interest to any student of Latin America, elections, immigration, and democracy. 

Location: 1081 Langdale Hall

Time: 12pm

Lunch: Brown-Bag

Dr. María Laura Tagina ( has a PhD in Political Science from Universidad de Salamanca (Spain). She is conducting two research projects on “Democracy beyond borders: political rights and electoral participation of Latin American emigrants” and “Public opinion, presidential popularity and electoral support in Argentina. The impact of the political and economic context between 1984 and 2015”.  She participates in two academic cooperation projects abroad, the Executive Approval Project and the Parliamentary Elites Project of University of Salamanca. She has been a visiting fellow at the Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane (Florence, Italy), the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, the Centro de Estudios Avanzados de la Fundación Juan March (Madrid, Spain) and  Intitute für Demokratie, Universität Zurich (Aarau, Switzerland).

Dr. Tagina has published on elections in Argentina and Latin America, political behavior, transnational vote and public opinion. Her latest publications include the following: Elecciones y partidos en América Latina en el cambio de ciclo, Manuel Alcántara Sáez, Daniel Buquet y María Laura Tagina (Eds.), Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas, Madrid; and Elecciones y cambio de élites en América Latina, 2014 y 2015, Manuel Alcántara Sáez y María Laura Tagina (Eds.), Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, 2016. In 2015, Tagina received the Elizabeth Nelson Prize, awarded by the World Association for Public Opinion Research. She currently serves as Director of Revista SAAP, a scientific journal on Political Science published in Argentina and sponsored by Sociedad Argentina de Análisis Político.

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