Elizabeth Zechmeister Archives
Oct. 3, 2017—LAPOP research shows that crime prevalence impacts economic progress in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras
Sep. 26, 2017—New data gathered by the Latin American Political Opinion Project (LAPOP) include some upticks but also discouraging news about the state of democracy in the Americas.
Apr. 7, 2017—A new survey in Venezuela shows that the public objects to efforts to curb the legislature's power.
Sep. 23, 2016—Liz Zechmeister of Vanderbilt University is available to comment on the effect of terrorism on the presidential election.
Jun. 13, 2016—Vanderbilt University's Jonathan Metzl, a mental health and mass shootings expert, and Liz Zechmeister, who studies perceptions of political leaders after terrorism, shed light on the Orlando mass shooting.
Sep. 25, 2015—Four pilot projects launched this fall to apply successful co-curricular programming from the College Halls environment to other parts of campus.
Jul. 9, 2015—The AmericasBarometer survey is the only scientifically rigorous comparative survey that covers all of North, Central, and South America, as well as a significant number of countries in the Caribbean.
Mar. 3, 2015—A poll taken by the Latin American Opinion Project at Vanderbilt University has bad news for Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro.
Nov. 25, 2014—Crime and violence are increasingly worrying citizens in the Americas, according to new data released by Vanderbilt's LAPOP center.
Oct. 30, 2014—Aid programs sponsored by the United States are effective in lowering crime in Central America, according to a Vanderbilt study.