Originally from Quito, Ecuador, Martin Mejia is a Doctoral Candidate at Tulane University, Lecturer in Political Theory at Universidad de Palermo, and a currently Doctoral Recognised Student for the Hilary Term 2023 at Oxford University, Latin American Centre. Before arriving at Oxford, Martin was a Visiting Doctoral Fellow at Yale University-MacMillan Centre and previously obtained a MA. In Political Theory at the University of Essex. His research topics have focused on Political Representation, Democracy, Populism, and Religion in Latin America. Furthermore, his scholarship and research projects have been supported by the Stone Center of Latin American Studies at Tulane University, the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), and the Tinker Foundation. At Oxford, he will continue his doctoral research work under the supervision of the Head of Social Sciences, Professor Timothy Power.