Dr. Rosario Queirolo
Rosario Queirolo is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Social and Political Sciences at Universidad Católica del Uruguay. She obtained her Ph.D in Political Science at University of Pittsburgh.
Queirolo works in two main research areas: comparative politics and drugs policies. She is specialized on electoral behavior and public opinion studies in Latin America, and has published several articles and book chapters around these topics. Her book The Success of the Left in Latin America has just been published by University of Notre Dame Press.
Since 2013, Queirolo has been working in the drug policy field, in particular studying the process of marijuana regulation in Uruguay and the region. She is part of the Latin American Marijuana Research Initiative (LAMRI), which was established to monitor the process of cannabis regulation in Uruguay. She has published articles in the International Journal of Drug Policy, Drug and Alcohol Review, Journal of Drug Issues and Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy among others.
Keynote presentation: Wednesday, May 16th, 9:30 - 10:15 AM, Oceanview 5/6