Zachary Elkins

Associate Professor, Department of Government

zelkins@austin.utexas.edu
Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley; B.A., Yale University
Research Interests: Dr. Elkins’ research focuses on issues of democracy, institutional reform, research methods, and national identity, with an emphasis on cases in Latin America. He co-directs both the Comparative Constitutions Project, an initiative to understand the causes and consequences of constitutional choices, and the website constitutionmaking.org, which provides resources and analysis for constitutional drafters in new democracies.

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