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Carollee Bengelsdorf

Professor of Politics

Carollee Bengelsdorf, professor of politics, holds an A.B. from Cornell University, studied Russian history at Harvard, and received a Ph.D. in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the author of The Problem of Democracy in Cuba: Between Vision and Reality and coeditor of Cuba in Transition.

Professor Bengelsdorf has written extensively on issues related to Cuban politics and women in Cuba. In addition, she has conducted field research in Algeria and Peru and taught in Kenya, Honduras, and Cuba. She is interested in social change in the Third World, in American foreign policy, and in postmodern and postcolonial theory.

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Professor Bengelsdorf will be on sabbatical leave for the fall 2013 semester.

School of Critical Social Inquiry

Recent and Upcoming Courses
CSI-0274: Cuba: The Revolution and Its Discontents (Fall 2013)
CSI-196T: Imagining Latin America (Fall 2013)
CSI-0135: The Culture(s) of 'United States' Foreign Policy (Fall 2012)
CSI-0274: Cuba: The Revolution and its Discontents (Fall 2012)


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Carol Bengelsdorf
Professor of Politics
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