Donald Kingsbury

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  • B.A., University of Minnesota
  • M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Donald Kingsbury



Donald Kingsbury is the Interim Director of the Munk One Program at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and a lecturer in Political Science and Latin American Studies. He is the author most recently of Only the People can Save the People: Constituent Power, Revolution, and Counterrevolution in Venezuela (SUNY 2018) and articles on Latin American politics, Energy Transitions, and Political Ecology. He is currently at work on a new manuscript on the extractive frontiers of green energy.

Research Interests

  • Latin American and North Atlantic Comparative Political Theory
  • Latin American Politics
  • Developmentalism and Neoliberalism
  • Marxism
  • Cultural Studies