Molly Minden

Position title: Ph.D. Candidate: Comparative Politics


Research Interests:

Transitional Justice, Violence, Social Movements, Human Rights, Latin America


Molly Minden is a graduate student in Comparative Politics. Her research focuses on social movements, legacies of violence, and human rights in Latin America.

Before joining the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Molly worked in legal services, mental health, and case management. She has a B.A. in Political Science from Haverford College (2012).



“Legacies of Violence in Social Mobilization – Resistance to Dams in Guatemala”  Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Award.