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Michael Weintraub

Associate Professor at the Universidad de los Andes

Michael Weintraub is Associate Professor in the Escuela de Gobierno Alberto Lleras Camargo at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, Director of the Security and Violence Area of the Center for the Study of Security and Drugs (CESED) at the same university, and Senior Researcher at Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). His research agenda focuses on crime and political violence in Latin America, particularly in Colombia, Central America, and Mexico, using experimental and quasi-experimental methods. He has articles published or forthcoming in the Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, Conflict Management and Peace Science, and Terrorism and Political Violence, among others.