Pedro dos Santos

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Political Scientist
United States of America

Pedro G. dos Santos holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Kansas and is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Luther College. His research focus is Brazilian politics, with a special interest on women’s representation in the country. He has two main research projects right now, one exploring Dilma Rousseff’s impact on women’s representation in Brazil, another dealing with the impact of Brazilian electoral institutions on the election of women to legislative positions. He has co-written two book chapters on Dilma Rousseff’s presidential campaign, and has published articles on Latin American Politics and Society, Politics & Gender, and Teorija in Praksa.