Verónica Montecinos, PhD

Professor, Sociology
Program Coordinator, Teaching International
Office Phone: 412 675 9462
Office Location: Main Building, 208
Mailing Address:
Penn State Greater Allegheny, 4000 University Drive, McKeesport, PA 15132

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Dr. Montecinos is the author of Economists, Politics and the State, Chile 1958–1994 (CEDLA, 1998), co-editor of Economists in the Americas (Edward Elgar, 2009, with John Markoff), and editor of Women Presidents and Prime Ministers in Post-Transition Democracies, Palgrave (in press).

She has also published book chapters and articles that have appeared in such journals as the International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, The Journal of Economic Perspectives, Latin American Research Review and Studies in Comparative International Development.

Teaching Interests:

Sociology of gender, development and politics, Latin American politics, global social problems



Research Interests
Sociology of economics, democratization, technocratic politics in Latin America, gender and pensions, gender and politics