Camila Angulo

Position title: Ph.D. Candidate: Comparative Politics | International Relations




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Research Interests:

Political Economy, Corruption, Bureaucratic Politics, Latin America.

Dissertation Title:

The Political Economy of Provision of Public Goods in Contexts of Violence


Camila is a PhD Candidate in Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research focuses on how violence and corruption affect the participation of the private sector in the provision of public goods in Latin America. Her work has been published in Governance and Colombia Internacional. Camila holds a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia. In Colombia, she worked as a research assistant at the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP), and as lecturer at Universidad Sergio Arboleda and Universidad de San Buenaventura.

Selected Publications:

Angulo Amaya, M.C., Anthony Bertelli, and Eleanor Woodhouse. 2020. “The Political Cost of Public-Private Partnerships: Theory and Evidence from Colombian Infrastructure Development.” Governance, 1-18.
Angulo, M. 2016. “Voting Intention and Party Preference in Bogota”. Colombia Internacional 86 (Jan-April): 81-106. DOI:
Angulo, M., S. Pantoja, and A. Ortiz. 2014. “Analysis from a gender perspective of the perceptions of Colombians on the peace process and post conflict”. Colombia Internacional 80 (Jan-April): 220-233. DOI:

Courses taught:

Introduction to Comparative Politics. Summer 2020 and 2019
Teaching Assistant:
Introduction to Comparative Politics. Fall 2020, Spring 2019, Fall 2018
Research Methods. Spring 2018
Introduction to International Studies. Fall 2017


UW– Madison University Fellowship, 2019 and 2016
UW–Madison Graduate School Student Research Grants Competition-Conference Presentation, 2019
UW–Madison Political Science Summer Funding Initiative, 2019 and 2017
UW–Madison LACIS-Tinker Foundation Fieldwork Grant, 2017
UW–Madison Stanoch Research Award, 2016