AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Executive-Legislative Relations – Colombian Political History – Electoral Systems
Mónica Pachón is an associate professor at the School of Architecture and Design at Universidad de los Andes in Colombia. She obtained her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy. Through the Fulbright Commission, she was a visiting professor at Rice University in Houston, Texas in 2013. Ms. Pachón was a Tinker Fellow at the Institute for Latin American Studies at Columbia University in New York in 2018. She later joined the Design Department at the Universidad de los Andes to help strengthen the university’s transdisciplinary work. She is considered an expert on—and has written and published extensively about—electoral systems, ballot design, executive-legislative relations in Latin America, and institutional design at the national and subnational levels.