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

  I am Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Boston University. My research examines electoral politics, public opinion, and political behavior in Latin America, focusing on topics such as accountability, religion, campaigns, and the mass media.

My book Evangelicals and Electoral Politics in Latin America: A Kingdom of This World was published by Cambridge University Press in 2023. My book Presidential Campaigns in Latin America: Electoral Strategies and Success Contagion was published by Cambridge University Press in 2016.

Curriculum Vitae

Course syllabi:
PO 845: Survey Research Methods (Spring 2024)
PO 841: Quantitative Research Methods (Fall 2023)
PO 151: Introduction to Comparative Politics (Spring 2023)
PO 561: Latin American Political Parties (Spring 2022)
PO 325: Campaigns and Elections Around the World (Fall 2021)
PO 751: Field Seminar in Comparative Politics (Spring 2020)
PO 702: Professional Development Seminar (Spring 2020)

Papers and Publications

Fun Stuff

Religion and Politics

Political Economy of Development

Information and Electoral Accountability

Public Opinion and Representation

Campaign Strategy, Financing, and Effects

Mass Media and Media Effects

Methodology and Concept Analysis

The Internet in Developing Countries and Authoritarian Regimes