Dan Berbecel

Assistant Professor

Political Science


Dan Berbecel spent his childhood in Toronto and grew up very close to Glendon. He attended the University of Toronto Schools (UTS) for high school, completed his Bachelor’s degree in Government at Harvard College (magna cum laude), and completed his PhD in Politics at Princeton University. Dan is passionate about teaching undergraduate students, and is offering the following courses this academic year: POLS 2510 (Introduction to Comparative Politics), POLS 3671 (Politics and Society in Latin America), POLS 4410 (Democracy and Authoritarianism), POLS 3628 (The Politics of Science), POLS 3350 (Communist and Post-Communist Politics).

Dan specializes in comparative politics, with a focus on Latin American politics. He is also interested in regime politics, state institutions, party systems, democratization, and economic development. 

A.B. Government (magna cum laude), Harvard College

Ph.D. Politics, Princeton University