Scott Martin - Part-time Assistant Professor
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    Scott Martin

    Part-time Assistant Professor


    Scott B. Martin (Ph.D., Columbia University) has taught in the International Affairs program since 2005 as well as in the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University since 1998. Prof. Martin has also been a Lecturer of Political Science and Latin American Studies at Princeton University and a full-time Visiting Lecturer at Yale University and Sarah Lawrence College. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University (2001), where he also served for two years as Assistant Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies.  He is the author of numerous articles and book chapters, such as most recently “New Directions in Public Policy and State-Society Relations,” in Mauricio Font and Laura Randall, eds., The Brazilian State: Debate and Agenda (Lanham and New York: Lexington Books, 2011), with Glauco Arbix, and “’Models’ of Mining Corporate Social Reponsibility and the Local Political Cycle:  The Case of Alcoa in Juruti (Pará),” forthcoming in Portuguese with João Paulo Veiga.   He is also co-editor and contributor to The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America (Oxford, 1997), Competividade e Desenvolvimento: Atores e Instituições Locais (São Paulo, SENAC, 2001), and Business and Industry (Marshall Cavendish, 2003). His areas of research and teaching specialization are comparative and transnational labor politics, comparative social policy, corporate social responsibility in transnational corporations, politics/policy of socio-economic development, and Latin American political economy. He regularly consults on international development, labor, and business issues, in particularly for the Economist Intelligence Unit, where he is lead Latin America researcher for annual EIU scorecards of the business environment for microfinance and for venture capital and private equity, respectively.

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