Philip Williams received his D.Phil in Politics from the University of
Oxford in 1986. His major research interests are religion and politics,
democratization, social movements, civil-military relations, and
His scholarly work has appeared in numerous edited volumes and journals such as Comparative Politics, Journal of Latin American Studies, Latin American Research Review, Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs, Latin American Perspecives, and Journal of Church and State.
Williams has received a number of prestigious fellowships and grants from Fulbright, North-South Center, United States Institute of Peace, Pew Charitable Trusts, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Ford Foundation. Recently he received a major grant from the Ford Foundation to support a three-year study on Latino immigrants in the New South.
D. Phil (1986)
Politics, University of Oxford
Department of Political Science, University of
Latin American Immigrants in the New South, Center for Latin American
Latino Immigrants in
Rockefeller Residential Fellowships Program, Center for Latin American
Chair, Department of Political Science, University of
Professor of Political Science (2002), Pontificia Universidad Católica del
Professor of Political Science (1991-92),
of Political Science (1987-89),