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Journal of Political Sciences & Public Affairs

Journal of Political Sciences & Public Affairs
Open Access

ISSN: 2332-0761

+44 1285300058

Mayra Velez Serrano

Mayra Velez Serrano

Mayra Velez Serrano
Assitant Professor, Buffalo State College
University at Buffalo, USA

Biography

Raised in Puerto Rico she earned a PhD in Political Science from theUniversity at Buffalo. Her current work  seeks to understand under what conditionsstates choose to join international organizations and whatfeatures of these organizations make joining them moreattractive. As part of her doctoral research, she has createdan extensive and unique dataset, which promises to be asignificant contribution to research in the field of internationalorganizations. Dr.Vélez Serrano’s research andteaching interests also include comparative institutions,the developing world (with area expertise in LatinAmerica), and the relationship between internationalorganizations and domestic politics. She is a member ofthe American Political Science Association, New York Political Science Association.  DrVélez-Serrano enjoys workingwith students of diverse backgrounds and being activelyengaged in the Buffalo community

Research Interest

Comparative Politics: Economic Development;Comparative Institutions and Veto Players;Democratization and Politics of Developing Countries; Latin American Politics; Spanish Colonialism and Neo-Colonialism International Relations: International Political Economy;Inter-Governmental Organizations;Foreign Policy; International Relations Theory
 

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