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Christoph Sponsel

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PhD Candidate in Political Science, University of Oxford

Christoph Sponsel is a Doctoral Candidate in political science at Oxford and a Visiting Researcher at the University of the Andes in Bogotá. His research focuses on protests and political violence in Latin America. Originally from Germany, Christoph has worked at the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Bogotá, the German embassy in Quito, and multiple NGOs across Latin America. Christoph holds degrees from Yale, Cambridge, and the Barcelona School of Economics.


  • –present
    PhD student in political science, University of Oxford


  • 2016 
    Yale University , MA in Development Economics