Dr. Brett J Kyle
- Political Science, Assistant Professor
Brett J. Kyle is an Assistant 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 Omaha. Dr. Kyle earned his PhD in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2013), where he was a Graduate Fellow with the Human Rights Initiative.
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 in Latin America and across the globe. His book, Recycling Dictators in Latin American Elections: Legacies of Military Rule (2016), investigates members of former military regimes in Latin America who ran for elected office under democracy. Other current projects examine incidents of military rebellion in Latin America and reform of military courts in the region.
Dr. Kyle is a member of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) and Goldstein Center for Human Rights (GCHR) faculty.