Guadalupe Tuñón is an Assistant Professor in Princeton's Department of Politics and School of Public and International Affairs.  She studies comparative politics and political economy with a regional focus on Latin America. Her first book project investigates how religious ideas about inequality and redistribution shape the electoral and policy influence of religious actors. 

She received a PhD in Political Science from UC Berkeley in 2019. Before coming to Princeton, she was an Academy Scholar at Harvard's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs as well as a predoctoral fellow at the Identity & Conflict Lab (University of Pennsylvania) and the Center for the Study of Religion and Society (University of Notre Dame).

Selected Honors and Awards

Mancur Olson Prize for Best Dissertation, Political Economy Section, APSA, 2020

Aaron Wildavsky Award for Best Dissertation in Religion and Politics, Religion and Politics Section, APSA, 2020