Dr Ximena Velasco Guachalla

Department of Government
Dr Ximena Velasco Guachalla
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    Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Thursdays 10:00 - 11:00 am



Office Hours: Thursdays 10:00 am to 11:00 am


  • PhD Comparative Politics University of Colorado at Boulder, (2020)

  • MA Comparative Politics University of Colorado at Boulder, (2015)


University of Essex

  • Lecturer, Government, University of Essex (18/5/2020 - present)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Domestic Politics and International Relations (GV312)

  • Authoritarianism (GV313)

  • Corruption (GV317)

  • Democracy, Dictatorship and Regime Change (GV384)


Journal articles (5)

Hummel, C., Knaul, FM., Touchton, M., Velasco Guachalla, VX., Nelson-Nuñez, J. and Boulding, C., (2021). Poverty, precarious work, and the COVID-19 pandemic: lessons from Bolivia. The Lancet Global Health

Griffin, JD., Kiewiet de Jonge, C. and Velasco Guachalla, VX., (2020). Deprivation in the Midst of Plenty: Citizen Polarization and Political Protest. British Journal of Political Science. Online, 1-17

Bearce, DH. and Velasco-Guachalla, VX., (2020). How Can We Explain Regime Type Differences If Citizens Don't Vote Based on Foreign Economic Policy?. Foreign Policy Analysis. 16 (3), 492-503

Boulding, C., Foxworth, R., Núñez, JN. and Velasco Guachalla, XV., (2019). Indigenous attitudes toward the political system in Bolivia. Revista Latinoamericana de Opinión Pública. 8 (1), 41-41

Baker, A. and Velasco-Guachalla, VX., (2018). Is the Informal Sector Politically Different? (Null) Answers from Latin America. World Development. 102, 170-182



Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Thursdays 10:00 - 11:00 am

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