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Santiago Virgüez-Ruiz

Professional Title: 

Graduate Student


Office Hours: 

Fall 2020: Mondays 11:00 - 13:00 on Zoom


LLB and BA Political Science, Universidad de Los Andes; JSM, Stanford Law School


I am a PhD student in Political Science with a focus on Legal Studies and Comparative Politics. I am interested in comparative judicial politics and policing in Latin America, socio-legal research, and computational social science (with a special focus on text-as-data research).


Rodríguez, Juan Carlos and Virgüez, Santiago. 2020. Policy Analysis in the Colombian Constitutional Court. In Policy Analysis in Colombia. Bristol: Bristol University Press.

Virgüez, Santiago. 2018. Congresspeople in the Courtroom: Analysis of the use of Constitutional Complaints by Members of Congress in Colombia 1992-2015. Colombia Internacional 96: 57-85.