Currently, I am a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Connecticut’s Global Training and Development Institute. My Ph.D. was in Political Science from the University of Connecticut. My research focuses on Information Communication Technology, development, and poverty alleviation in developing countries. More specifically, my research program investigates how governance plays an influential role in impacting the impact of ICTs on poverty. I am also an active researcher in international political economy, comparative political economy, democratization, microfinance, and foreign aid. My area of expertise: Developing countries; Latin America is the primary region that my research focuses on and my specialization at the country level is on Mexico.
Dissertation Title:I Want My ICT: Information Communication Technology, Governance and Poverty in the Developing World.
My Current Research Program
International Relations: International Political Economy; International Relations Theory; International Political Economy of Latin America; Information Communications Technology in World Politics; Human Rights (especially the right to Internet access).
Comparative Politics: Comparative Political Economy; Comparative Political Development; Poverty; Development; Economic Growth; Social Movements; Democratization and the Impact of Technology on all of these topics.