Jessie Bullock

Jessie Bullock is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard University whose research interests include political violence, organized crime, corruption, and clientelism. Her dissertation book project, Machine Gun Politics: Why Politicians Cooperate with Organized Crime, explains why politicians and criminal organizations cooperate peacefully, drawing from a mixed-methods study of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her work has been supported by the CorporaciĆ³n Andino de Fomiento (CAF), Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), Harvard Brazil Cities Initiative, and the Foundations of Human Behavior Initiative (FHB).

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