Bradley Holland is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard University. He received his BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (with distinction) in Political Science and East Asian Studies. His dissertation examines illicit drug markets, informal governance, and predatory violence in the US, Mexico, and Colombia. His research has been funded by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, and the Committee on General Scholarships' Frederick Sheldon Fellowship. He has also served as a teaching fellow for Foundations of Comparative Politics (Fall 2009, Fall 2011), the Sophomore Tutorial in Government: Democracy (Spring 2010, Spring 2012), and the Senior Thesis Writers' Tutorial (Fall 2011-Spring 2012).