Amílcar Antonio Barreto

Areas of Study

Comparative Politics, Ethnicity and Nationalism, Latino Politics

Selected Publications

  • American Identity in the Age of Obama (co-edited with Richard L. O’Bryant). New York: Routledge, 2013
  • Nationalism and Its Logical Foundations. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2009
  • Vieques, the Navy, and Puerto Rican Politics. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2002
  • The Politics of Language in Puerto Rico. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001
  • Language, Elites and the State: Nationalism in Puerto Rico and Quebec. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1998

Selected Professional Activities

  • Associate Director, Humanities Center, 2008-2011
  • Recipient, Northeastern University Excellence in Teaching Award, 2005
  • Visiting Fellow, Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Studies and Diplomacy, Ben Gurion University, 2005
  • Distinguished Alumnus, Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, 2002

Upcoming Courses and Recent Courses Taught

Graduate

  • POLS 7206 – Seminar in Comparative Politics
  • POLS 7258 – Interest Groups & Social Movements
  • POLS 7362 – Nationalism
  • POLS 7393 – Special Topic: Resistance, Rebellion and Collective Action

Undergraduate

  • POLS 2380 – Latino Politics in the United States
  • POLS 3418 – Nationalism
  • POLS 3475 – Government and Politics in Latin America
  • POLS 4510 – International Law