Fields of Study: Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics and Policy, Political Theory
About: Curtis is a first-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science. He received his B.A. in International Relations from United States International University, and his M.A. in International Human Rights from the University of Denver. His areas of focus are Environmental Politics, Comparative Politics and Political Theory. Curtis has spent time researching with and accompanying various social movements in Mexico and Colombia, as well as in the United States. His research interests are focused on grassroots and bottom-up politics, especially related to social movement praxis, the building of local autonomy, and the international escalation of localized movements into networks or confederations.