Ben Raderstorf joined the Inter-American Dialogue in 2015 as a program assistant with the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a BA in social studies, focusing on globalization and democracy in Latin America. Raderstorf’s senior thesis analyzed conditional cash transfers and intra-party dynamics in Argentina’s Peronist party. His broader research interests include political parties, machine politics, social policy, and social movements in the Southern Cone. Raderstorf previously worked for the Chilean Ministry of Finance in Santiago, and has spent time in Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Panama, the Dominican Republic, and Mexico.