Brett J. Kyle, Ph.D.
- Political Science, Associate Professor
Brett J. Kyle is an Associate Professor of Political Science and a member of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) and Goldstein Center for Human Rights (GCHR) faculty at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. His teaching and research focuses on Latin American politics, democracy, legacies of authoritarianism, and civil-military relations.
Latin American Politics, International Relations of Latin America, Democracy and Authoritarianism, Human Rights and Transitional Justice, Political Violence, Civil-Military Relations
Dr. Kyle's research focuses on democracy, authoritarianism, and civil-military relations. His most recent book, Military Courts, Civil-Military Relations, and the Legal Battle for Democracy: The Politics of Military Justice (2021), with Andrew G. Reiter, examines military justice systems in democracies around the world. His first book, Recycling Dictators in Latin American Elections: Legacies of Military Rule (2016), investigates members of former military regimes who ran for elected office after transitions to democracy in Latin America.
Dr. Kyle is a member of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) and Goldstein Center for Human Rights (GCHR) faculty.