Julio Ríos-Figueroa is Professor of Political Science at CIDE, in Mexico City. He received his Ph.D. in Politics from New York University (NYU). His research focuses on comparative judicial politics, the rule of law, and institutional efficacy with an empirical focus on the Latin American region.

Ríos-Figueroa is the author of Constitutional Courts as Mediators. Armed Conflict, Civil-Military Relations, and the Rule of Law in Latin America as well as co-editor with Gretchen Helmke of the volume Courts in Latin America both published by Cambridge University Press.

Professor Ríos-Figueroa has been a Hauser Research Scholar at the NYU School of Law, Visiting Professor at the Juan March Institute in Madrid, O’Gorman Fellow at Columbia University’s Institute of Latin American Studies, and Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at Stanford´s CASBS. He was the editor of Política y gobierno (2014-2018).

Political Science Department
Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas A.C.
Carretera México-Toluca 3655 Lomas de Santa Fe.
Ciudad de México, 01210.

Phone: 572798000 ext. 2128
Email: julio.rios@cide.edu