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Martin Castillo Quintana

Assistant Professor
Harris School of Public Policy

Martin Castillo Quintana studies the relationship between violent conflict, policymaking, and politics, with a methodological emphasis on formal theory. He develops and applies game theoretic models to understand the effects of different policies on the conflict behavior of violent actors. He also studies how violence influences politics, and how politics shape policymaking. His current research delves into how organized criminal groups fight each other, and their interactions with government and state authorities.

Castillo Quintana completed a BA in mathematics, a BS in mathematical engineering with a minor in computer science, and an MA in applied economics from the University of Chile. He earned a PhD in politics from New York University.

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