Camila Vergara

Camila Vergara

Dissertation Review Committee

Research Interest

Camila Vergara is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Columbia University and adjunct lecturer in political theory at New York University, McGhee Division. Based on the works of Machiavelli, Spinoza, and Condorcet, her dissertation seeks to put forth an alternative constitutional design aimed at containing the spread of corruption by giving institutional form to democratic authority. She holds an M.A. in political science from The New School for Social Research and an M.A. in Latin American Studies from NYU.

Teaching

Courses:

The US, Latin America, and the Media (NYU, Fall 2008)

Latin American Politics (NYU, Fall 2010, 2012)

Modern Political Thought (NYU, Spring 2012, 2013 & 2014, Fall 2015)

Theories of Democracy (NYU, Fall 2012)

Theories of Socialism (NYU, Summer 2013)

Constitutional Law (Columbia Summer School, Summer 2016)