Political Science / Ph.D. Student
De facto states, Civil war outcomes, Blackspots
Martinez is a PhD Candidate in Political Science at the Maxwell School of
Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. Her research centers
around de facto states, areas that have declared independence but do not hold
international legal recognition. In her dissertation, she looks at the state
capacity of de facto states and the effect it has on their strategy for
addition to her primary research on de facto states, Martinez contributes to
the Global Blackspots project at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs. She
has worked on several cases: Nueva Loja, Ecuador; Marbella, Spain; and South
Martinez holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from Syracuse University.
She received her B.A. from the University of Alabama.
Angely contributes to
the Global Blackspots project, and has updated the cases of Marbella (Spain)
and Nuevo Lago (Ecuador). She is currently working on updating South Ossetia.
for PSC 124-Introduction to International Relations (Fall 2016 and Fall 2017),
International Law (Spring 2016), Constitutional Law I (Fall 2015), and Free
Speech (Spring 2017).