Leda M. Barnett, PhD
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Honors Program Director

  • PhD, Political Science, concentrations in Comparative Politics (Latin America), International Relations (Environmental Politics and International Political Economy), and American Politics - University of Alabama

  • MA, Political Science - Mississippi State University

  • BA, Political Science - Mississippi State University

Contact Info:
Office: Main Building, Room 202-E

Phone: 210-434-6711, ext. 2693
Email: lmbarnett@ollusa.edu 


Territories in resistance: a cartography of Latin American social movements, by Zibechi, Rául.  tr. by Ramor Ryan.  A K Press, 2012, Book review published in the July 2013 issue of CHOICE.

Ecotourism Development in Costa Rica: the Search for Oro Verde. By Miller, Andrew P. 2012. Book review published in the March 2013 issue of CHOICE.

Judicial Independence and Human Rights in Latin America: Violations, Politics, and ProsecutionBy Elin Skaar. Book review published in the August 2011 issue of CHOICE.

"Causes of Environmental Risk Inequality and Environmental Justice in the Americas" published in Volume 5, #1 issue of the peer reviewed journal Verbum Incarnatum

Democracy, Agency, and the State: Theory with Comparative Intent.  By Guillermo O'Donnell. book review published in the March, 2011 issue of CHOICE.

Symbolism and Ritual in a One-Party Regime: Unveiling Mexico's Political CultureBy Larissa Adler-Lomnitz, Rodrigo Salazar-Elena, and Ilya Adler, book review published in the January, 2011 issue of CHOICE.

Latino Lives in America: Making it Home.  By Luis Ricardo Fraga, et al.  book review published in the September 2010 issue of CHOICE.

Human Rights in Latin America: a Politics of Terror and Hope. By Sonia Cardenas, book review published in the August  2010 issue of CHOICE.

The Anthropology of Politics:  A Reader in Ethnography, Theory, and Critique, by Joan Vincent, ed., book review published in International Social Science Review Vol. 78, no. 1 and 2, 2003

Friends or Foes?  Free Trade and the Environment
, Ph.D. Dissertation, August 2001, The University of Alabama

The Causes and Effects of Women’s Participation in Latin American Reform Movements, Master’s Thesis, May 1993, Mississippi State University

McBroom, Lynn W., Sikka, Anjoo, & Jones [Barnett], Leda. (1993).  Transition to College for Students with Visual Impairments. Mississippi State University: Rehabilitation, Research, and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision

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