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War and Peace | Drugs and Criminal Governance in Latin America, Nov. 18

The War and Peace theme and Latin American Studies Program present Dr. Eduardo Moncada on “Drugs and Criminal Governance in Latin America” on Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. in Baker Center 231 at Ohio University.

Eduardo Moncada

Eduardo Moncada

Moncada is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Barnard College – Columbia University. Prior to his current position, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and Pre-Doctoral Fellow at Yale University’s Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence. Moncada received his Ph.D. from Brown University in 2011.

war and peace logoHis research agenda focuses on the political factors that shape the dynamics and consequences of urban violence and local democracy and development. Moncada’s book, Cities, Business and the Politics of Urban Violence in Latin America(Stanford University Press, 2016) analyzes and explains the ways in which major developing world cities respond to the challenge of urban violence. Moncada is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, and he served as a consultant to UNDP in citizen security and human development.

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