Angela Zorro Medina

Academic Year: 
From Yale
Exchange Partners: 
Sciences Po
Research Interest: 
Why Do Prison Populations Increase? The Case of Columbia

Angela Zorro Medina is a doctoral candidate at Yale Law School and a Fox Fellow at the Department of Sociology of Sciences Po, Paris. At Yale, Angela has also been a Kauffman Fellow in Law and Economics at the John M. Olin Center and a Teaching Fellow at the departments of Economics and Political Sciences. Her research focuses on criminal law, criminal procedure, empirical legal studies, law and economics, stratification, inequality and the sociology of law. Angela has also served as external consultant to the Colombian Ministry of Justice, Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Internationale Zusammmenarbeit (GIZ), the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), and the Inter-American Bank of Development, in projects related to prison conditions, criminal law and economic development.