Articles by Kirk Hawkins

May 18, 2023

🔮 Myth: populism is a recent phenomenon

Kirk Hawkins
Populism is a chronic condition rather than a recent phenomenon writes Kirk Hawkins. When we recognise the historical roots of populism, we can manage this challenge to liberal democracy
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Kirk Hawkins
Professor, Brigham Young University

Kirk teaches comparative politics with an emphasis on Latin America.

His current research focuses on political organisation and populism, and he directs Team Populism, a global scholarly network studying populism's causes and consequences.

Projects include the creation of a global populism dataset, experimental research on populism's rhetorical mechanisms, and the mitigation of populism's negative consequences for society.

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