Christopher’s research focuses on the politics of macroeconomic management across emerging markets and comparative studies of national elections, with a focus in Latin America. He also leads the firm’s coverage of Brazil. In particular, he has been instrumental in guiding analysis of the consequences and impacts of worldwide coronavirus pandemic.
Prior to joining Eurasia Group, Christopher worked as a senior political analyst at Tendencias Consultoria Integrada, a leading Brazilian economic consulting firm. He has held fellowships at Instituto de Estudos Economicos, Sociais e Politicos de Sao Paulo (IDESP), where he researched central bank politics in the region, and at Centro de Estudos de Cultura Contemporanea (CEDEC), where he conducted field research on Brazilian federalism. Christopher holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of California, San Diego and a bachelor’s degree from Grinnell College. He is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish.