María Inclán

Maria Inclán ( is Associate Professor of political science at CIDE in Mexico City. She specializes on the relationship between social movements and democratization processes, with special attention to the Zapatista movement in the 1990s and urban protest movements in Mexico City. Her book on The Zapatista Movement and Mexico’s Democratic Transition was published by Oxford University Press in 2018. Other works have been seen in publications including the American Journal of Sociology, the Annual Review of Sociology, Mobilizationthe Journal of Conflict Resolution, the Journal of Peace Research,and Latin American Politics and Society.For twelve years, Inclán has led CIDE students in the study of comparative politics, Mexican politics, and research design. She is a member of the international research project Caught in the Act of Protest: Contextualizing Contestation and a member of the editorial board of Comparative Political Studies.