John Polga-Hecimovich

John Polga-Hecimovich is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the US Naval Academy. His research focuses on the effects of political institutions on democratic stability, policymaking, and governance, especially in Latin America, and he has published in a variety of peer-reviewed academic journals, including The Journal of Politics, Political Research Quarterly, and Democratization. He is currently at work on a book manuscript that examines how bureaucratic capacity and presidential ideology affect policy delegation and implementation in Latin America.