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  • MESc, York University
  • M.A., York University
  • Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Roberta Rice


Primary research interests: Indigenous movements, development and democracy in the Andes. I have extensive fieldwork experience in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Chile. I am currently working on a comparative project on indigenous rights and representation in Canada and Latin America.
Recent Publications:
The New Politics of Protest: Indigenous Mobilization in Latin America’s Neoliberal Era (Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 2012).

“From the Ground Up: The Challenge of Indigenous Party Consolidation in Latin America,” Party Politics, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2011, pp. 171-188.

“Ethnicity and Development in Latin America,” Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Vol. 35, No. 70, 2010, pp. 221-227.

“Bolivia: Ethnicity and Power,” in Katherine Isbester, ed., The Paradox of Democracy in Latin America (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010), pp. 277-298.

“Social Protest in Post-Stabilization Bolivia,” with Moises Arce, Latin American Research Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2009, pp. 88-101.