Martin Castillo-Quintana studies the relationship between violent conflict, policymaking, and politics, with a methodological emphasis on formal theory. He develops and applies game-theoretic models to understand the effects of different policies on the conflict behavior of violent actors. He also studies how violence influences politics and how politics shape policymaking. His current research delves into how organized criminal groups fight each other and their interactions with government and state authorities. He earned his Ph.D. in...