Edward L Gibson

  • 742 Citations
1989 …2016

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Research Interests

The politics of democratization and authoritarianism, problems of federalism, and party politics. Most recent work explores subnational dynamics of authoritarianism and democratization in the United States and Latin America. 

Education/Academic qualification

Political Science, PhD, Columbia University

… → 1992

Political Science, MPhil, Columbia University

… → 1988

International Affairs, MIA, Columbia University

… → 1981

Government and French Literature, BA, Clark University

… → 1977

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Research Output

Federalism and subnational democratization in the United States: The south in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Gibson, E. L. & King, D., Jan 1 2016, Illiberal Practices: Territorial Variance within Large Federal Democracies. Johns Hopkins University Press, p. 23-48 26 p.

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Of swords and shields: Federalism and territorial democratization in the United States

Gibson, E. L., Jan 1 2012, Problems Confronting Contemporary Democracies: Essays in Honor of Alfred Stepan. University of Notre Dame Press, Vol. 9780268086886. p. 273-288 16 p.

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  • 141 Scopus citations

    Federalized party systems and subnational party competitions: Theory and an empirical application to Argentina

    Gibson, E. L. & Suarez-Cao, J., Oct 2010, In : Comparative Politics. 43, 1, p. 21-39 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 57 Scopus citations