Skip to main content

Camilo Leslie

J.D., University of Michigan, 2010

Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology

Leslie's research focus is on how national politics and policy affect investment opportunities in global financial markets. Using the case-study of the ponzi scheme perpetrated by the Texas-based Stanford Financial Group, Leslie compares how different groups of investors fared in the face of fraud. Using comparative-historical sociological methods, he traces the economic policies and trajectories of Venezuela and the United States that shaped these victims’ experiences. Mr. Leslie attempts to uncover reasons for similarities and differences in regulatory regimes, politics, and even conventions of private property and savings that shaped investor’s starting points, ruin, and recovery. His work has been recognized by the Ford Foundation and the National Science Foundation.

Site design by Webitects

© 2018 American Bar Foundation (AmericanBarFoundation.org)
750 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60611-4403
(312) 988-6500
Contact Us
Media Contacts
Privacy policy
Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in ABF publications are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the American Bar Foundation or the American Bar Association. The AMERICAN BAR FOUNDATION, ABF and related seal trademarks as used by the American Bar Foundation are owned by the American Bar Association and used under license.