Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science

Erica Simmons

Assistant Professor
Comparative Politics
Affiliated with Sociology, International Studies
Research Interests: 
Civic Society, Globalization, Human Rights, Latin America, Methodology, Revolution, Social Movements
Office Hours: 
Appointment required. Thursdays, 4:00-5:30. Sign up via scheduling assistant.

Education

Publications

Erica Simmons, and Nicholas Rush Smith. 2017. “Comparison with an Ethnographic Sensibility.” PS: Political Science and Politics 50:1 (January), p 126-130.

Market Reforms and Water Wars.” World Politics 61:1 (January 2016), pp. 37-73.

Erica Simmons. "Corn, Markets, and Mobilization in Mexico." Comparative Politics, Volume 48, Number3, April 2016, pp. 413-431.  

Erica Simmons, 2015. "Market Reforms and Water Wars," World Politics. 

“The Case for Comparative Ethnography” (with Nicholas Rush Smith). Qualitative and Multi-Method Research Newsletter 13:2 (Fall 2015), pp. 13-18.

“The Case for Comparative Ethnography” (with Nicholas Rush Smith). Qualitative and Multi-Method Research Newsletter 13:2 (Fall 2015), pp. 13-18.

“The Case for Comparative Ethnography” (with Nicholas Rush Smith). Qualitative and Multi-Method Research Newsletter 13:2 (Fall 2015), pp. 13-18.

Grievances Do Matter in Mobilization.” Theory and Society 43: 5 (September 2014), pp. 513-536.

Informative Regress: Critical Antecedents and Historical Causation (with Dan Slater). Comparative Political Studies 43:7 (July 2010), pp. 886-917

“Informative Regress: Critical Antecedents and Historical Causation” (with Dan Slater). Qualitative Methods 6:1 (Spring 2008), pp. 6-13.

Erica Simmons. Meaningful Resistance: Market Reforms and the Roots of Social Protest in Latin America. Cambridge University Press 2016.