Milena Ang studies comparative democratization, political economy, and institutions. Specifically, she looks at patterns of judicial accountability of political elites, political transparency and representation. Her dissertation project, "Three Essays on Political Punishment" studies how patterns of prosecution are similar, or different, in democracies and authoritarian regimes. Milena also has an active research agenda in quantitative methodology, especially in the applications of hierarchical or multilevel models in comparative politics. Milena holds a BA in Political Science from CIDE in Mexico city. Read more about Milena's research at