Cristóbal Rovira
Associate Researcher
Associate Researcher at the Political and Social Conflict line at COES and Associate Professor of Political Science at Diego Portales University in Santiago de Chile. He has a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Humboldt University of Berlin and he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB) and the University of Sussex. He is the principal investigator of the Fondecyt Project Nº1140101, “Populism, Constitutionalism and the Politics of Representation: Cross-regional Patterns” as well as the principal deputy investigator of the Millennium Nucleus project NS130008 “Challenges to Representation” ( His main areas of research are comparative politics, populism, democracy, elites and political parties.