Lindsey O’Neal, West Texas A&M University

Rise of Populist Leaders: A case study of Mexico’s 2018 Presidential Election

Abstract: As years progress, the world has seen massive shifts in political ideology. These changes have led to the popularity of unprecedented political leaders. This paper is interested in the global policies  The following research asks, ‘What is the connection between anti-global policies and the rise of populist leaders?’ with Mexico as a case study to help answer the research question. The research will investigate whether an increase in anti-globalism has led to an increase in popularity for populist and anti-global political leaders.

Presentation Author(s):
Lindsey O’Neal*

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