Taylor C. Boas
Department of Political Science
Boston University
232 Bay State Rd.
Boston, MA 02215


  I am Assistant Professor of Political Science at Boston University. I received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley in 2009. My research examines various aspects of electoral politics in Latin America, including campaigns, political communication, voting behavior, and religion and politics.

Curriculum Vitae

Course syllabi:
PO 751: Field Seminar in Comparative Politics (Fall 2014)
PO 841: Quantitative Research Methods (Fall 2013)
PO 151: Introduction to Comparative Politics (Fall 2013)
PO 561: Latin American Political Parties (Spring 2014)
PO 325: Campaigns and Elections Around the World (Spring 2014)


Research, Papers, and Publications


Electoral Politics in Latin America


Methodology and Concept Analysis


The Internet in Developing Countries and Authoritarian Regimes

This was my first research area, and the focus of my work while at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.