Carlos Meléndez. Ph.D. in Political Science (University of Notre Dame, United States). Professor at Universidad Diego Portales (Chile). Former visiting professor at Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales – FLACSO-Ecuador, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana de Colombia, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, among others.
His academic work has been published in prestigious journals like American Journal of Political Science, Party Politics, Journal of Peace Research, Democratization, Political Studies, among others. Also, he has contributed to publications edited by Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press. His latest work is Post-partisan political identities. Anti-partisans, Anti-Establishment Identifiers, and Apartisans in Latin America. Cambridge University Press (forthcoming). He is a regular columnist in La Tercera in Chile and a partner of 50+1 Political Analysis Group (Peru).