Donna Lee Van Cott

Donna Lee Van Cott is associate professor of political science at the University of Connecticut and author of From Movements to Parties in Latin America: The Evolution of Ethnic Politics (2005).

October 2007, Volume 18, Issue 4

Latin America’s Indigenous Peoples

Where indigenous peoples constitute a smaller share of the electorate, their recent inclusion denotes a more generalized opening of the political system to excluded and vulnerable sectors of society.