I am a PhD candidate in Political Science
Associate at the Center on the Politics of Development
at the University of California, Berkeley. In my book project, I examine the causes as well as the political and social
effects of the delegation of political authority to indigenous groups in the Americas. I also have published or have forthcoming work on
local governance in Latin America, methods for causal inference, and the regulation of gig economy labor in the United States.
All of my work employs a multi-method approach, using experimental and natural experimental data as well as ethnographic and archival research.
My CV can be found here
Prior to coming to Berkeley, I completed a Master's in Latin American Studies at the
University of Cambridge as a Gates-Cambridge scholar.
I also hold a B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where I studied as a
I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.