Andrés Vargas Castillo

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Andrés R. Vargas Castillo is a PhD student in Political Science at Yale University. His research interests include collective action and social movements in civil wars and political violence. Research to date focuses in Colombia, where he has studied diverse topics including the relationship between institutional development, territory and violence in the south of the country, policy options to terminate violent conflict with ELN insurgency, and community based non-violent resistance. He holds a B.A. in political science from Universidad Javeriana and is an Associate Researcher of the Bogotá based Research Center for Conflict Analysis.