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About Javier Revelo-Rebolledo

Javier Revelo-Rebolledo is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, obtained a MA in Political Science from the same university, a BA degree in Political Science at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia) and a JD. degree at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. His areas of interest are comparative politics, political economy of development, state power and political ecology. During his career, Javier carried out multiple studies on state capacity, political violence, presidentialism, and judicial power, which resulted in journal articles, book chapters, and two co-authored books. At UPenn Javier continues his research on subnational comparative politics in Latin America.

Spanish Translation: Javier E. Revelo-Rebolledo es magíster y candidato a doctor en Ciencia Política de la Universidad de Pennsylvania (Estados Unidos), politólogo de la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia) y abogado de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Sus áreas de interés son política comparada, economía política del desarrollo, poder estatal y ecología política. Durante su carrera como investigador, Javier desarrolló multiples estudios sobre capacidad estatal, violencia política, presidencialismo y poder judicial. los cuales resultaron en artículos, capítulos de libro, y dos libros en coautoría. En la Universidad de Pensilvania Javier continua su investigación en política comparada subnacional en Latinoamerica.


2017 - Present Graduate Fellow, University of Pennsylvania The Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy
2012 - Present Ph.D Candidate in Political Science, University of Pennsylvania

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Benjamin Franklin Fellowship - University of Pennsylvania
  • The Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy Graduate Fellowship

Contact Information

US: (1) 2155880009
Colombia: (57) 3003852638


Co-Edited Books / Libros coeditados (2)

Co-Authored Books / Libros en coautoria (2)

Peer-reviewed Articles / Artículos con revisión por pares (5)

Articles/ Artículos (3)

Book Chapters / Capítulos de libro (5)

Textbooks / Libros de texto (1)

Book Reviews / Reseñas de libros (12)