Patricio Navia is Clinical (Full) Professor of Liberal Studies and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University. He is also a Professor of Political Science at Universidad Diego Portales in Chile.
Patricio holds a PhD in Politics from New York University, an MA in Political Science from the University of Chicago and a BA in Political Sciences and Sociology from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
He has been a visiting professor at Princeton University, New School University, Universidad de Salamanca, Universidad de Chile and NYU Buenos Aires, and a visiting fellow at the University of Miami.
He has published scholarly articles and book chapters on democratisation, electoral rules and democratic institutions in Latin America. He is founding director of Observatorio Electoral at Universidad Diego Portales.
Several of his books have been bestsellers in Chile, and he is a columnist for El Líbero in Chile, the Buenos Aires Herald, and Infolatam.com