Francisco Garfias
UCSD School of Global Policy and Strategy,
Master of International Affairs and Master of Public Policy:
  • Quantitative Methods II
  • Economic Policy in Latin America
  • Democratization in Latin America
  • The Political Economy of State Capacity

  • Advisees:
  • Edwin Lopez Rivera (History)
  • Kimberly Renk (Political Science)
  • Mingpu Xiao (Political Science)

  • About
    I am an Associate Professor in the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UCSD.

    I study the political economy of development, with a focus on how states build capacity, establish institutions, and navigate civil conflict in developing countries, especially Latin America.


    School of Global Policy and Strategy
    University of California, San Diego
    9500 Gilman Drive, #0519
    La Jolla, CA 92093