Class of 1965 Endowed Term Professor of Political Science
Tulia Falleti is Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program and Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Decentralization and Subnational Politics in Latin America, which earned the Donna Lee Van Cott Award to the best book on political institutions by the Latin American Studies Association; and, with Santiago Cunial, of Participation in Social Policy (forthcoming, Elements in the Politics of Development). She is co-editor, with Orfeo Fioretos and Adam Sheingate, of The Oxford Handbook of Historical Institutionalism and, with Emilio Parrado, Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor of Sociology, of Latin America Since the Left Turn, among other co-edited volumes.
She earned her Ph.D. in political science from Northwestern University in 2003 and her B.A. in sociology from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1994.