Photo of University Hall

View Profile Page

Faculty/Staff Login:

Peter Kingstone

Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dickson Hall
Download vCard


DR. KINGSTONE joins Montclair State as the new Dean of CHSS after working as Professor of Politics and Development at King’s College London, where he co-founded and then chaired the Department of International Development. Before working at King’s, he taught in the Political Science Department at the University of Connecticut, where he was also the Director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.


Kingstone is author of several books on Latin America, including Crafting Coalitions for Reform: Business Preferences, Political Institutions and Neoliberal Reform in Brazil, The Political Economy of Latin America: Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development After the Commodity Boom as well as co-editor of Democratic Brazil: Actors, Institutions and Processes, Democratic Brazil Revisited, Democratic Brazil Divided and the Handbook of Latin American Politics. He has published various articles and book chapters on the subject of democratization and the politics of neoliberal economic reforms.