Felipe Krause was appointed Departmental Lecturer in Latin American Studies, and will be teaching Political Economy and Research Methods in the 2022-2023 academic year. He was also appointed Associate Member of St Antony’s College. A political scientist by training, Felipe’s research focuses on social movements working on drug policy reform in Brazil and Latin America. He is particularly interested in how civil society engages with the regulatory sphere in the contemporary phase of global capitalism. Felipe’s work also frequently crosses over into the sphere of public policy, and he is currently working on a project that will gather data on the determinants of drug policy reform in the region. Prior to entering academia, Felipe was a diplomat in the Brazilian Foreign Service, and held postings in London and Dhaka, where he was Deputy Ambassador to Bangladesh. He holds a PhD in Politics from Cambridge and an MPhil in International Development from Oxford.