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

Beatriz Magaloni

Faculty Director
Associate Professor of Political Science and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute

Alberto Díaz-Cayeros

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

Research Staff

Gustavo Robles

Research Scholar

Cesángari López

Social Science Research Professional

Vanessa Melo

Program Manager

Student Research Assistants

Luis Rodriguez

PhD Research Assistant, Political Science

Jorge Ramirez

MA Research Assistant, International Policy Studies

Sofia MacGregor

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Juan Lucci

MA Research Assistant, International Policy Studies

Administrative Staff

Jenny Eduarte

CDDRL Administrative Associate

Belinda Byrne

Executive Director, Freeman Spiogli Institute

Gina Gonzales

Program Associate, Freeman Spogli Institute