Profile: Eduardo Moncada

Assistant Professor

Department of Political Science
  • Courses Taught

    Political Economy of International Development. Fall 2012

  • Education

    B.A., Global College / Long Island University, 1999

    M.A., University of Miami, 2003

    M.A., Brown University, 2006

    Ph.D., Brown University, 2011

  • Publications


    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.


    Book Reviews:

    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.

  • Research Initiatives

    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)

  • Subjects Taught

    Comparative politics, Latin American politics, political economy of development, citizen security, urban comparative politics

  • Awards

    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

  • Expertise

    Latin American politics, urban politics, citizen security, political economy of violence

  • Files