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Andreas E. Feldmann, PhD

Associate Professor

LALS and Political Science


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 Program and Department of Political Science and Principal Investigator of the Global Immigration Cluster Initiative at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). He investigates topics in the intersection of comparative politics and international relations with a focus on Latin America. His research interests include forced migration, terrorism, criminal politics, human rights and foreign policy. He is the co-author of New Migration Patterns in the Americas: Challenges for the 21st Century (Palgrave 2018), the Routledge Handbook on the History of Latin American Migration (forthcoming) 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 othersFeldmann is currently working on a book manuscript entitled Drug Trafficking and Criminal Governance in Contemporary Latin America: Fuzzy Interfaces and Botched Development for the Elements Series of Cambridge University Press (under contract). He 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.