On 6 June, amid a profound health and economic crisis, presidential elections take place in Peru. Voting for the lesser of two evils is not new, writes Lucia Dammert, yet the 2021 election deepens Peru's political deterioration and further weakens its democratic governance
Professor, Department of Political Studies, Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Lucía is a public policy specialist with vast experience in citizen security, state reform in Latin America, strategic planning, prospective analysis, policy advice, and public and private communications.
She holds a Master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning and a PhD in Political Science.
Lucía is the author of several books, and has contributed articles to magazines in Chile and elsewhere. She has taught classes and led conference seminars on subjects related to strategic security, public policy, and criminal justice.