Dr. Alejandro Castrillon
Dr. Alejandro Castrillon, Assistant Professor of Political Science in the BIC, teaches at Baylor University in both the BIC and the Political Science Department. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science and M.A. in Iberian and Latin American Studies from the University of Notre Dame, an M. A. in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, and a B. A. in Philosophy, History, and Political Science from Boston University. At Baylor, he teaches courses in World Cultures, Social World, and Fundamentals of International Politics.
Dr. Castrillon’s research focuses on political theory, from ancient political thought to modern republicanism with a specialization in Latin America. He coedited Contemporary Far-Right Thinkers and the Future of Liberal Democracy with Dr. A. James McAdams, a volume exploring outspoken Far Right thinkers in Europe, Russia, Canada, America, and Australia. He has also published in the journal History of Political Thought. He is currently working on a monograph manuscript on the political and constitutional thought of Simón Bolívar, a Latin American statesman.