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Jessica Zarkin

Graduate Student

Jessica Zarkin

Educational Background

  • BA in Political Science at ITAM in Mexico City.


relationship between citizens and state institutions; policing, police-community partnerships; police institutions; Latin America


  • Government


My research explores the interaction between state institutions and citizens in the Latin American context. Specifically, I study the consequences of cycles of de- and re-militarization of public safety in Latin America on citizen attitudes and behavior, policing, police-community partnerships, and governance