Patricio Navia is a Professor of Liberal Studies and is affiliated with the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University. He is also a Professor of Political Science at Universidad Diego Portales in Chile. He has been a visiting professor at Princeton University, New School University, Universidad de Salamanca, Universidad de Chile and NYU Buenos Aires, and a visiting fellow at the University of Miami. He has written several books and dozens of academic articles on democratization, political parties, elections, legislatures and public opinion in Chile as well as other Latin American countries. He is also a columnist in El Líbero in Chile and the Americas Quarterly in New York.