Student Profile

Rodrigo Castro Cornejo

Post Doctoral Fellow, Politics


Rodrigo Castro Cornejo’s research interests include survey/experimental methods, public opinion formation, and voting behavior. His main line of research sheds light on the influence of political campaigns on voters’ electoral behavior in new democracies, particularly in Latin America. He studies the role of partisanship as a filter of campaign information as well as motivated reasoning during political campaigns. He participates in collaborative research projects aiming to understanding why voters support corrupt politicians in Latin America as well as scientific opinion on climate change.