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William Nylen

Professor of Political Science

William Nylen is professor of political science and director of the international studies program at Stetson University. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University, his master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and his bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley.


  • Ph.D., comparative politics, Columbia University
  • M.Phil., comparative politics, Columbia University
  • M.A., comparative politics, Columbia University
  • M.A., Latin American studies and international economics, Johns Hopkins University
  • B.A., political science, University of California at Berkeley

Course Topics

  • Comparative Politics
  • Latin American Politics
  • Politics of the Developing World
  • Politics of International Trade and Finance
  • Democracy and Political Participation

William Nylen

Faculty Expert

  • Latin American politics and political economy
  • Democracy and democratization
  • Political economy and economic development

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