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Political Economy of International Development. Fall 2012
B.A., Global College / Long Island University, 1999
M.A., University of Miami, 2003
M.A., Brown University, 2006
Ph.D., Brown University, 2011
Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence in Latin America. 2015. (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press).
Papers in refereed journals
"Urban Violence, Political Economy, and Territorial Control: Insights from Medellin." Latin American Research Review. Forthcoming.
"Business and the Politics of Urban Violence in Colombia." Studies in Comparative International Development. Vol. 48, No. 3. 2013, pp. 308-30.
"The Politics of Urban Violence: Challenges for Development in the Global South." Studies in Comparative International Development. Vol. 48, No. 3. 2013, pp. 217-39.
“Toward Democratic Policing in Colombia? Institutional Accountability through Lateral Reform.” Comparative Politics. Vol. 41, No. 4. July 2009, pp. 431-49.
“Counting Bodies: Crime Mapping, Policing and Race in Colombia.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. Vol. 33, No. 4. April 2010, pp. 696-716.
Chapters in Edited Volumes:
“Counting Bodies: Crime Mapping, Policing and Race in Colombia.” In New Racial Missions of Policing: International Perspectives on Evolving Law-Enforcement Politics. Edited by Paul Amar. New York, NY: Routledge. 2011, pp. 122-42.
Race, Ethnicity and Policing: New and Essential Readings, by Stephen Rice, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol.34, No.3 March 2011.
Selected Other Publications:
“Subnational Comparative Research on Democracy: Taking Stock and Looking Forward”. (with Richard Snyder) American Political Science Association – Comparative Democratization Newsletter, forthcoming.
“Public Goods and Private Interests: Citizen Security in the Developing City”. Urban Governance Roundtable. Irmgard Coninx Foundation. Berlin, Germany, March 2009.
“Beyond the FTAA: Social Movements in the Americas.” Hemisphere: Magazine of the Americas. 2004, pp.7-13.
“Saipan Sweatshops Challenged.” Cultural Survival Quarterly. Vol. 24, No. 1. 2000, pp.34-40.
“Florida Rallies to Preserve Historic Site.” Cultural Survival Quarterly. Vol. 23, No. 4. 2000, pp. 45-51.
The Business of Urban Violence and Citizen Security in Latin America (book manuscript)
Field research on urban violence and citizen security in Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico (2011-12)
Comparative politics, Latin American politics, political economy of development, citizen security, urban comparative politics
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Social Science Research Council (SSRC), 2011-12
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University, 2011-12
Visiting Fellowship, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame, 2011-12 (declined)
Predoctoral Fellowship, Program on Order, Conflict and Violence, Yale University, 2010-11
Dissertation Fellowship, Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, 2010-11
Predoctoral Fellowship, Ford Foundation / National Academy of Sciences, 2008-11
Dissertation Fellowship, Graduate School, Brown University, 2008
Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship (DDRA), Fulbright-Hays, 2008
World Politics & Statecraft Fellowship, Smith Richardson Foundation, 2008
Dissertation Fellowship, American Society of Criminology, 2008
Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship, United States Institute of Peace, 2008 (declined)
Grassroots Development Dissertation Fellowship, Inter-American Foundation, 2008
Dissertation Research Grant, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Brown University, 2007
Preliminary Dissertation Research Grant, Graduate Program in Development, Brown University, 2006
Latin American politics, urban politics, citizen security, political economy of violence