Santiago Sosa

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PhD Student
Parkring 47, room 123
D-68159 Mannheim

Santiago Sosa is a guest doctoral student at the University of Mannheim. He is pursuing his PhD in Political Science at Rice University (Houston, Texas), where he also obtained his Master’s in Political Science. Originally from Medellin, Colombia, he was awarded the Fulbright scholarship in 2014 to study in the United States. He has taught courses in International Relations in Universidad EAFIT (2012-2014) and Universidad de Antioquia (2013-2014). His research interests include Colombian foreign policy and the dynamics of political violence. In particular, his work focuses on the causes and consequences of pro-government militia activity in civil wars.