Wolfgang Muno and Christian Pfeiffer explore Peronism as a lens to understand Latin American populism. From its roots under Juan Domingo Perón, through neoliberal shifts, to its modern-day forms, Peronism exemplifies the chameleon-like nature of populism and its enduring appeal through a strong sense of political identity
Chair of Comparative Government, Institute of Political and Administrative Sciences, University of Rostock
Wolfgang has been in his current post since 2018, after working in Mainz, Würzburg, Friedrichshafen and Landau.
His research interests include the study of populism and democracy, with a focus on Latin America as well as the study of Latin America in international relations, and development and underdevelopment.
He also works on German politics, especially politics in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Wolfgang has conducted research and teaching as visiting fellow at AICGS (American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC, University of Texas at Austin, University of Ottawa, Universidad Nacional de La Plata and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (Argentina), Universidad de Havana, and at universities in Venezuela, Chile, Uruguay, Panama, Mexico, Sweden, Norway, UK, Spain, Poland, India, Thailand and China.
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