The Democracy Lab
The Democracy Lab
Turning information into knowledge for citizens

We count with experts, in multiple fields across the world.

 

Researchers and Officers

  • Alvaro A. Salas Castro – Co-Founder and Executive Director

  • Danilo Sierra – Co-Founder and Digital Media Strategist
  • Dr. Juan Carlos Barahona PhD – Co-Founder and Research Director
  • María Sara Roberts - Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer
  • Marianne Hütt – Co-Founder
  • Miguel Ramírez – Co-Founder and Chief Data Officer
  • Will Nielsen - Co-Founder

Fellows and Research Associates

  • Alexander Villalobos

  • Andrey Alvarado – Senior Fellow

  • Andrew Joseph
  • César Perez
  • Diego Solano
  • Gabriela Luciano
  • Gloriana Carballo
  • Melania Mora
  • Rebecca Gilovich
  • Sofia Iglesias
  • Manuel Villalobos

Strategic Allies

  • Americas Educational Programs
  • Atlas Network
  • Centro de Intercambio de Conocimientos
  • Cornell Institute for Public Affairs
  • Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy
  • Fundación Quirós Tanzi
  • INCAE Business School
  • Instituto IDEAS – Represented by Luis Loria
  • LANAMME University of Costa Rica
  • LEAD UNIVERISTY
  • Mayor Edgar Mora Altamirano

Advisory Board

  • Ana Ruth de Zamora
  • Gabriela Saborío
  • Dr. Lourdes Casanova
  • Gabriel Baeza
  • Luis Javier Castro
  • Dr. Roberto Artavia
  • Sergio Solera
  • Tomás Dueñas
  • Dr. Alberto Trejos

Academic Advisory Council

  • Dr. Catherine Strachan MPH, PhD
  • Professor John Foote
  • Dr. Melania Guerra
  • Dr. Rick Geddes
  • Professor Thomas O’Toole
  • Dr. Tina Nabatchi
  • Victor Umaña

Advisory Council

  • Alejandro Egea
  • Benjamin Vargas
  • Bernardo Vanderlaat
  • Felipe Castro
  • Leonora Jiménez
  • Luis Diego Oreamuno
  • Pablo Jenkins
  • Lucas Ackerknecht