People

Our team is fueled by the work of faculty, research staff, students, postdoctoral trainees and administrative staff who bring their expertise and commitment to helping the Lab understand and address global challenges of weak governance, endemic violence and persistent poverty.

Faculty

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Beatriz Magaloni

Faculty Director
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Beatriz Magaloni

Faculty Director
Associate Professor of Political Science and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute
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Alberto Díaz-Cayeros

Faculty Director of the Center for Latin American Studies
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Alberto Díaz-Cayeros

Faculty Director of the Center for Latin American Studies
Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute

Research Staff

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Gustavo Robles

Research Scholar
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Gustavo Robles

Research Scholar
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Cesángari López

Social Science Research Professional
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Cesángari López

Social Science Research Professional
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Vanessa Melo

Program Manager
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Vanessa Melo

Program Manager

Student Research Assistants

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Luis Rodriguez

PhD Research Assistant, Political Science
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Luis Rodriguez

PhD Research Assistant, Political Science
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Edgar Franco

PhD Research Assistant, Political Science
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Edgar Franco

PhD Research Assistant, Political Science
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Jorge Ramirez

MA Research Assistant, International Policy Studies
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Jorge Ramirez

MA Research Assistant, International Policy Studies
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Sofia MacGregor

MA Research Assistant, Public Policy
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Sofia MacGregor

MA Research Assistant, Public Policy
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Juan Lucci

MA Research Assistant, International Policy Studies
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Juan Lucci

MA Research Assistant, International Policy Studies

Administrative Staff

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Jenny Eduarte

CDDRL Administrative Associate
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Jenny Eduarte

CDDRL Administrative Associate
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Belinda Byrne

Executive Director, Freeman Spogli Institute
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Belinda Byrne

Executive Director, Freeman Spogli Institute
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Gina Gonzales

Academic Program Coordinator, Freeman Spogli Institute
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Gina Gonzales

Academic Program Coordinator, Freeman Spogli Institute