Juan Campos

Job title: 
Graduate Student
Political Science

Juan Campos is a Ph.D. student in political science at the University of California, Berkeley. He is generally interested in studying security institutions, political violence, and corruption in Latin America. His most recent research assesses the causes and consequences of drug trafficking violence in Mexico. Campos holds an M.A. in political science from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and a B.A. in government and international politics from George Mason University. Before starting his doctoral program at UC Berkeley, Campos was a research assistant at CSULB and worked as a teaching assistant at Harvard University for a course on U.S.-Mexico relations.

Research interests: 
  • Governance / Democracy
  • Human Rights / Norms
  • Security / Defense