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Andreas Feldmann, PhD

Associate Professor

Political Science and Latin American and Latino Studies


Building & Room:

1511 UH


601 S Morgan St.

Office Phone:

(312) 996-7270


Andreas E. Feldmann is Associate Professor in the Latin American and Latino Studies and Department the Political Science Departments and Principal Investigator of the Global Immigration Cluster Initiative at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). He investigates topics at the intersection of comparative politics and international relations with a focus on Latin America. His research interests include terrorism, forced migration, criminal politics, human rights, and foreign policy. He is the author of Repertoires of Terrorism: Organizational Identity and Violence in Colombia's Civil War (Columbia University Press), co-author of Criminal Politics and Botched Development in Contemporary Latin America (Cambridge University Press (2023), the Routledge History of Latin American Migration (Routledge 2022) and has published articles in journals including The Annual Review of Sociology, Forced Migration Review, International Affairs, Politics and Society, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, among others. Feldmann has received grants from the Ford Foundation, the International Development Research Centre, and has worked as a consultant for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (2000‒6), Estado de la Nación Costa Rica, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He previously worked at the Instituto de Ciencia Política of the Universidad Católica de Chile and the Human Rights Program of the University of Chicago. He earned a Ph.D. in political science at the University of Notre Dame.


PhD University of Notre Dame, 2002