Consuelo Amat Matus
Consuelo Amat is a Ph.D. student in political science. Her research interests include civil resistance, collective action and political violence. She holds a B.A. in International Affairs and Philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an M.A. in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University’s Department of Government. Prior to coming to Yale, Consuelo worked as a research assistant at the Brookings Institution, where she focused on democratization and security in Latin America, and at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, where she tracked ongoing popular struggles. Additional professional experience includes working on U.S. foreign policy issues for three years at Human Rights Watch and Peace Action West in the San Francisco Bay Area.