Frédéric Louault received a PHD in Political Science and is Professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). He is there Adjunct Director of the Center of Political Studies (Centre d’Etude de la Vie Politique, CEVIPOL) and of the Centre interdisciplinaire d’étude des Amériques (AmericaS). He is also Vice-president of the Political Observatory of Latin America and the Caribbean (OPALC) within the Sciences Po Centre for International Studies. His main areas of expertise are democracy and political participation in Latin America. His publications include L’Atlas de l’Amérique latine (3rd edition, 2016) and L’Atlas du Brésil (2018).