Jason Tockman is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies, with support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Jason received his PhD in Political Science from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2014, and has subsequently worked as a lecturer/instructor at UBC, Simon Fraser University, and Langara College. His postdoctoral research focuses on the implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) through focused case studies in Canada, Bolivia, and Ecuador. His doctoral research, which involved a year of field work in Bolivia, explored Indigenous rights, theories of citizenship and democracy, and processes of institutional change. Other areas of research interest include political economy, development and resource extraction, environmental politics, and social movements.