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Eduardo Aleman

Eduardo Aleman

Associate Professor
Office: PGH 394
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Research Interests

Comparative politics
Political institutions
Latin American politics


Biographical Summary

Professor Eduardo Alemán specializes in the comparative analysis of political institutions and Latin American politics. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and a Master's degree in Latin American Studies, both from the University of California, Los Angeles.

He teaches courses in comparative politics, comparative legislatures, and Latin American politics. His current work focuses on executive-legislative relations, parliamentary procedures, government coalitions, and agenda-setting across Latin American legislatures. He is also working on a book about Chilean legislative politics.

Professor Alemán has published articles in such journals as World PoliticsComparative Politics, Comparative Political StudiesLegislative Studies Quarterly,Electoral StudiesJournal of Theoretical Politics, and Latin American Research Review.


  • Ph.D. Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A. Latin American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

Selected Publications


Aleman, Eduardo, and Saadet Konak Unal. Forthcoming. "Penalizing Women MPs: the Approval of Women-Initaiated Billd in the Turkish Parliament." The Journal of Legislative Studies. 

Aleman, Eduardo, Juan P. Micozzi, and Sebastian Vallejo. Forthcoming. "Congressional Commitees, Electoral Connections, and Legislative Speech." Political Research Quarterly. 

Aleman, Eduardo and Patricio Navia. 2023. "Chile's Failed Constitution: Democracy Wins." Journal of Democracy, 34(2): 90-104. 

Aleman, Eduardo and Juan P. Micozzi. 2022. "Parliamentary Rules, Party Norms, and Legislative Speech." International Political Science Review, 43(5): 719-729. 

Aleman, Eduardo, Nicolas Mimica, and Patricio Navia. 2022. Bicameral Lawmaking: Analyzing the Choices of Revising Chambers." Parlimentary Affiars, 75(2): 362-381.

Aleman, Eduardo and Paula Clerici. 2022. "Centrality and Legislative Productivity in the Argentine Chamber of Deputies, 1983-2019." Revista de Ciencia Politica. 42(1): 1-23. 

Aleman, Eduardo, Jose M. Cabezas, and Ernesto Calvo. 2021. "Coalition Incentives and Party Bias in Chile." Electoral Studies. 72. 

Aleman, Eduardo, Juan P. Micozzi, Pablo M. Pinto, and Sebastian M. Saiegh. 2021. "Constituency Effects and Legislative Dissent under Closed-List Proportional Representation." Latin American Politics and Society, 63(2): 78-99.