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

  • Teaching Assistant at Stanford University:
  • Political Methodology: Causal Inference (PhD)
  • Political Methodology: Causal Inference & Non-Linear Models (PhD)
  • Political Methodology: Linear Models (PhD)
  • Introduction to Comparing Political Systems (Undergraduate)

  • Guest Lectures:
  • Democracy, Autocracy, and Elections: the Case of Mexico
    Topics in Politics and Public Policy (High School)
    Stanford University Pre-Collegiate Studies
  • Introduction to Political Economy (Undergraduate)
    Prison University Project, San Quentin

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

    I study the political economy of development, with a focus 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