Heather Sullivan

Heather Sullivan is assistant professor of government at Hamilton College and a 2024-2025 Good Authority fellow. She studies Latin American politics and is interested in the ways state capacity shapes political outcomes. She has published a series of articles on protest and its management in the Journal of Conflict Resolution, Political Research Quarterly, Global Studies Quarterly, and Democratization.


Chiquita and the long, dark history of conducting business in weak states

Here’s what you need to know about the U.S. court case that found Chiquita liable for killings carried out by a Colombian paramilitary group.

Mexico’s next president – and AMLO’s legacy

The June 2 elections will determine Mexico’s future course on several important issues.

Using riot police to break up peaceful protest is becoming common

In recent years, authorities have rolled back policies designed to manage protests peacefully.