Revd Wilin Buitrago Arias, SJ

DPhil Student in Political Science


Wilin is from Colombia, born in the city of Bogotá. He has done both intellectual and social works in the Jesuit Refugee Service, Javeriana University and the apostolic plan design for the Jesuit Columbian Province government. He has read Political Studies (Masters), Philosophy (License) and Theology (Bachelor’s). He was also granted a scholarship from the German State and the Goethe Institut-Kolumbien in 2009 for studying German language and literature and was recently made a member of the Mexican Association of Political Science.

He is reading for a DPhil in Political Science at Oxford, focusing in comparative government and empirical research systems in democratic and participatiory process. He enjoys reading, languages, swimming, gym, biking, and loves to appreciate the international cinematography.