Bruce M. Wilson

Project Leader for the Water Rights Project

Associated Research Professor, CMI and Professor, University of Central Florida

Political scientist focusing on judicial politics and the political economy of Latin America.

Wilson has a PhD from Washington University in St. Louis and is Professor of Political Science at the University of Central Florida. Orlando, Florida. He is currently a project leader for the LawTransform project Elevating water rights to human rights: has it strengthened marginalized peoples’ claim to water?.

His research on Latin American judicial politics and political economy has appeared in peer-reviewed journals including Comparative Political Studies, the Journal of Latin American Studies, Comparative PoliticsElectoral Studies, the International Journal of Constitutional Law, and as numerous book chapters.

He was Co-Editor of the Journal of Political Science Education, a peer-reviewed scholarship of teaching and learning journal and was previously the Editor of The Latin Americanist, an international, multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal.


Elevating water rights to human rights: Has it strengthened marginalized peoples’ claim for water?

LawTransform: Effects of Rights & Law