Jose M. Cabezas is a graduate student in the Government and Politics Department at University of Maryland. Before coming to UMD he obtained a MA in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences at Columbia University. He holds a BA in Political Science from Diego Portales University, Chile.

Areas of Interest

  • Latin American Political Behavior


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences, Columbia University


  • He studies comparative politics and political behavior in Latin America. His currently analyzing how the economy affects voter's political perceptions and vote intention under different economic and political institutions.

Research Topics

  • Methodology
  • Comparative Politics
1135A Tydings Hall
Government and Politics Department
jcabezas [at]