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Ezra Spira-Cohen

Doctoral Candidate


Ezra is a PhD Candidate in the Political Science Department and studies Latin American politics and society. Before arriving at Tulane University, Ezra completed his MA in Sociology at Rio de Janeiro Pontifical Catholic University in Brazil and his BA in International Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. Ezra is an aspiring Brazilianist, and his current research focuses on land policy and state development in Brazil. His research and teaching interests span the sub-fields of Comparative Politics and the Political Economy of Development.