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CANCELED: Department of Political Science Speaker Series: Professor Eduardo Moncada – Undergraduate/Graduate Session

 The below event has been canceled. It will be re-scheduled for a later date to be determined.


The department of political science and the Wayne Morse Center’s Program on Democratic Engagement and Governance invites you to an open discussion for undergraduate and graduate students with Eduardo Moncada, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Columbia University. Join us on Thursday, November 15 in PLC 905 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm for the opportunity to talk with an expert!


“The Politics of Criminal Victimization: Resistance to Protection Rackets in Latin America”

Eduardo Moncada is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University and a Visiting Fellow at the Program in Latin American Studies at Princeton University. His research focuses on crime, violence, and the political economy of development. He is the author of Cities, Business and the Politics of Urban Violence in Latin America (Stanford University Press, 2016), co-editor of Inside Countries: Subnational Research in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, forthcoming), and articles in Perspectives on Politics, Comparative Politics, Studies in Comparative International Development, Global Crime, and the Latin American Research Review, among others. Moncada has received support for his research from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Fulbright-Hays program, the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, and the Smith Richardson Foundation.

This is an informal discussion without a presentation–just an opportunity to interact. Come by, ask questions, and talk with a political scientist!

Sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Foster Political Science Speaker Series Fund, and the Wayne Morse Center’s Program on Democratic Engagement and Governance.



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