Jamie Shenk

Democracy Post-Doctoral Fellow, AY2022-2024

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Jamie L. Shenk is a political sociologist interested in the social effects of armed conflict and local participation with a regional focus on Latin America. Her current research project focuses on the lingering effects of armed conflict on environmental mobilization, using Colombia as a case study. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick and Democracy Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. She holds a PhD in Sociology and a MSc in Latin American Studies from the University of Oxford. Her work has been published in Journal of Peace Research and Comparative Politics. Her other writings have been published in various outlets, including Americas Quarterly and The Diplomat.