Jacob Turner is a Ph.D student in the Department of Political Science. He received a BA from Rhodes College in 2016 where he majored in International Studies and minored in Mathematics and Spanish. His research interests focus on the politics of democratization and post-conflict transitions in Latin America, particularly the legal strategies and transitional justice policies implemented by transitional governments to address human rights violations. He has interned with the Carter Center’s Americas Program and was an observer for the peace accords between the Colombian government and the FARC. In 2017, he was award a Fulbright ETA to teach in Rio Cuarto, Argentina.