Michael Weintraub (Georgetown University PhD, 2014) is an 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 focuses on crime and political violence in Latin America, specifically Colombia, Central America, and Mexico. Before his current postings, he held posts at Binghamton University, Yale University, and the United States Institute of Peace. You can find him on Twitter @miweintraub83.
Posts by Michael Weintraub
- Scattered Cities: Why Low Urban Concentration Makes Civil War a (Very) Remote Possibility in the US, September 14, 2020.
- Colombia’s Largest Remaining Rebel Army Shows Its Teeth, February 24, 2020.
- Institutional Failure in the World’s Most Violent Country: Prison Conditions in El Salvador, August 21, 2017.
- Understanding New Patterns of Violence in Colombia, June 7, 2017.
- Insurgent Defection in Civil War: Lessons from Colombia for Combating ISIS, September 28, 2015.
- How Did Guerrilla Violence Shape the 2014 Presidential Election in Colombia, March 15, 2015.