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Natasha Borges Sugiyama

Associate Professor
 Bolton Hall 622

Degrees

Ph. D., University of Texas at Austin
M.P. Aff., University of Texas at Austin
B.A., Oberlin College

Courses Taught

  • PolSci 325 – Latin American Politics
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  • PolSci 346 – U.S. – Latin American Foreign Relations
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  • PolSci 368 – Gender & Politics in Developing Nations
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  • PolSci 372 – Poverty and Politics: US and Comparative Perspectives
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  • PolSci 952 – The Politics of Developing Nations
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  • PolSci 976 – Comparative Public Policy
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Research Interests

Brazilian Politics, Policy Diffusion, Social Sector Reform, Comparative Public Policy, and Gender and Politics.

Selected Publications

Sugiyama, Natasha Borges. “Pathways to Citizen Accountability: Brazil’s Bolsa Família.” Journal of Development Studies, Under review after invitation to R&R..
Hunter, Wendy, and Sugiyama, Natasha Borges. “Transforming Subjects into Citizens: Insights from Brazil’s Bolsa Família.” Perspectives on Politics 12.4 (2014): 808-828.
Cruz, Maria do Carmo Meirelles Toledo, Farah, Marta Ferreira Santos, and Sugiyama, Natasha Borges. “Normatizações federais e a oferta de matrículas em crèches no Brasil. [Federal regulations and the supply of crèche enrollment in Brazil].” Estudos em Avaliações Educasional [Research on Educational Evaluation] 25.59 (2014): 808-828.
Sugiyama, Natasha Borges, and Hunter, Wendy A. “Whither Clientelism? Good Governance and Brazil’s Bolsa Família Program.” Comparative Politics, Ph.D. Program in Political Science of the City University of New York 45.4 (2013).
Sugiyama, Natasha Borges. “Bottom-up Policy Diffusion: National Emulation of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program in Brazil.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Oxford Journals 21.1 (2012): 25-51.
Sugiyama, Natasha Borges. The Diffusion of Good Government: Social Sector Reforms in Brazil. . University of Notre Dame Press, 2012.
Sugiyama, Natasha Borges. “Review of Violence in the City of Women: Police and Batterers in Bahia, Brazil, by Sarah Hautzinger.” The Americas 67.3 Ed. Richard Warren, Book Review Editor. The Academy of American Franciscan History, (2011): 419-420.
Sugiyama, Natasha Borges. “Review of Workers and Welfare: Comparative Institutional Change in Twentieth-Century Mexico, Michelle L. Dion.” Latin American Politics and Society. Ed. Alfred Montero, Book Review Editor. Wiley-Blackwell, (2011).
Sugiyama, Natasha Borges. ““O Bolsa Familia: Visões desde cima e de baixo” (Bolsa Família: Views from Above and Below).” O Congresso por ele mesmo: autopercepções da classe política brasileira.. Ed. Timothy J. Power and Cesar Zucco Eds. Editora Universidade de Minas Gerais, (2011).
Sugiyama, Natasha Borges. “The Diffusion of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs in the Americas.” Global Social Policy, Sage Journals 11.2/3 (2011): 1-28.
Hunter, Wendy A., and Sugiyama, Natasha Borges. “Democracy and Social Policy in Brazil: Advancing Basic Needs, Preserving Priveldged Interests.” Latin American Politics and Society 51.2 (2009): 29-58.
Sugiyama, Natasha Borges. “Theories of Diffusion: Social Sector Reform in Brazil.” Comparative Political Studies 41.2 (2008): 193-216.