Welcome! I am a Professor of Government and Latin American and Latinx Studies at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. I have twenty years of experience in higher education as an educator, scholar, and administrator. My research expertise focuses on local participatory governance, gender, decentralization, citizen engagement, and democracy. You can reach me at smcnulty@fandm.edu.

Check out my recent books here: 

Participatory Budgeting in Global Perspective with Brian Wampler and Mike Touchton.  Read an interview about the book here.

Democracy from Above? The Unfulfilled Promise of Nationally Mandated Participatory Reforms. See more here.

Voice and Vote: Decentralization and Citizen Participation in Post-Fujimori Peru.