Amanda Fidalgo

Assistant Professor of Political Science - Interdisciplinary Programs - International and Area Studies - Political Science - Quantitative Social Science - Social Sciences

Amanda Fidalgo
  • Phone: (941) 487-4336
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  • Office Location: CHL 126
  • Mail Location: SSC 102

Ph.D in Political Science, Pennsylvania State University
M.A. in Political Science,  Pennsylvania State University
B.A. in International Affairs, Florida State University
B.S. in Political Science, Florida State University.

Professor Fidalgo’s research focuses on democratization, state politics, Latin American politics, and comparative political economy. She is currently working on a project that explores the extent to which democracy varies at the state (subnational) level and how that variation affects national democratic legitimacy and stability. As part of her research, she has conducted field work in Brazil.

Course Selections:
Quantitative Political Analysis I
Latin American Politics


“When a Null Pocketbook Effect is the Artifact: Strategically Understated Income and the Attenuation of Egotropic Economic Voting.” Quarterly Journal of Political Science: Vol. 11: No. 3, pp 339-361. (with Elizabeth Carlson)