Dr. Kevin Funk

Dr. Kevin Funk

Assistant Professor and Director of International Studies
Quinlan Hall 314
p: 380-3051

Kevin Funk received his PhD from the Department of Political Science and the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida.  His main areas of focus are the politics of Latin America and the Southern Cone, global political economy, interpretive methods, and capitalism and class. Dr. Funk is currently working on a book manuscript that utilizes an interpretive approach to analyze the intersections between national, transnational, and global class identities among Arab-Latin American economic elites. He is also conducting research concerning the globalizing discourses of transnational corporations, the international political thought of Salvador Allende, and the neoliberalization of higher education in Latin America. His writing has appeared in such venues as New Political Science, The Latin Americanist, and Journal of Politics in Latin America.