Michael Jerome Wolff, PhD. 

I am an assistant professor of political science at Western Washington University in Bellingham, where I teach Comparative Politics, Latin American Political Development, and various courses on political and criminal violence. 


My research focuses on the relational dynamics of organized crime and the state in Latin America. Current projects include community policing initiatives and drug gang behavior in urban Brazil and popular self-defense movements in Mexico. 

Political Science Department
Western Washington University
Arntzen Hall 415, MS 9082

516 High St
Bellingham, WA  98225-9082

Email: michael.wolff@wwu.edu