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Matthew Carnes

School of Foreign Service & College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Government

Rev. Matthew Carnes, S.J., is an associate professor in the Department of Government and in the School of Foreign Service. He served as the director of the Center for Latin American Studies from 2016 to 2022. He joined the Georgetown faculty in 2009 and is a member of the Georgetown Americas Institute Faculty Committee.

International activities include:

  • Author of Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Market Regulation in Latin America
  • Conducted field research in Argentina, Peru, Chile, and Bolivia
  • Collaborated on development projects in Honduras, Mexico, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Ecuador
  • Contributed articles for Latin American Politics and Society, Ps: Political Science and Politics, Journal of Religion and Society, Journal of Development Studies, Politics and Society, and others
  • Reviewer for Bulletin of Latin American Research, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Perspectives in Politics, Political Science Quarterly, and others

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