Maiah Jaskoski is Professor of Political Science at Northern Arizona University. She specializes in environmental and Indigenous politics, military roles, and borders, in Latin America. She is the author of The Politics of Extraction: Territorial Rights, Participatory Institutions, and Conflict in Latin America (Oxford University Press, 2022) and Military Politics and Democracy in the Andes (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013). Her research is also published in Armed Forces and Society, Comparative Politics, Latin American Politics and Society, Latin American Research Review, Revista de Ciencia Política, Studies in Comparative International Development, Terrorism and Political Violence, and World Development. She coauthored and co-edited American Crossings: Border Politics in the Western Hemisphere (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015). Jaskoski holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.A. in Political Science from Swarthmore College.