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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 an 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 at 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, political violence and terrorism, human rights and South-South cooperation. He is the co-author of New Migration Patterns in the Americas: Challenges for the 21st Century (Palgrave 2018) and has published articles in journals including International Affairs, Politics and Society, Terrorism and Political Violence, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Forced Migration Review and Latin American Politics and Society, among others. Feldmann is currently working on a book manuscript Crime, Violence and States in Latin America (under contract, Elements Series Cambridge University Press) and co-editing the Routledge Handbook on Latin American Migration (under contract). Feldmann has received grants from the Ford Foundation (2020-2021), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) (2006-2012), and worked as a consultant for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) (2007-8) and the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (2000‒6), Estado de la Nación Costa Rica and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (2014-). He previously worked at the Instituto de Ciencia Política of the Universidad Católica de Chile (2005‒2014) and the Human Rights Program of the University of Chicago (2003‒5). He earned a Ph.D. in political science at the University of Notre Dame.