Associate Professor, Political Science, Queens College, CUNY
Jorge Alves (Ph.D., Brown University) is Associate Professor at Queens College, CUNY. Professor Alves specializes in comparative politics, specifically on subnational politics, intergovernmental relations, state capacity construction and the political economy of development, with a regional focus on Latin America and Brazil. His work on Brazilian subnational politics has been published in Comparative Politics and Latin American Politics and Society, and the Journal of Politics in Latin America. He has a chapter on public transparency advances in Brazil in Open Budgets: The Political Economy of Transparency, Participation and Accountability (Brookings Press, 2014).