Position title: Ph.D. Candidate: Comparative Politics
David is a PhD candidate in political science at UW-Madison. His research examines the politics of genetically modified crops in Latin America, using Peru and Mexico as case studies. Prior to attending UW-Madison, David worked as a program evaluator for the State of Minnesota and as a research analyst for Poverty Action Lab in Santiago, Chile. He holds a B.A. in economics from Whitman College and a M.P.P. from the University of Minnesota.
During the Spring 2022 semester, David is teaching a new seminar, POLI SCI 401 – Environmental Politics and Indigeneity.
Fulbright-Hays DDRA award for dissertation research in Peru and Mexico.
GMO Contestation in Mexico and Peru: Biodiversity and Global Agricultural Markets.” Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Award.