Dr. Indira Palacios-Valladares


Political Science

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Political Science
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Political Science, 2006, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


  • American Government and Democracy
  • American Government and Democracy Honors Section
  • Graduate Seminar in Comparative Politics
  • Introduction to Comparative Government

Research and professional interests

  • Why some groups are more likely to organize and protest
  • Why some groups are relatively more successful than others in advancing their political/economic interests
  • How dynamics of social and political contention promote democracy
  • Published on issues pertaining Chilean labor politics and women’s social and political participation in Latin America  
  • Latin-American student movements and attempts to explain why student mobilization varies across the region

Additional resources