Michael Weintraub

Michael Weintraub is Associate Professor in the Escuela de Gobierno Alberto Lleras Camargo at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, and Director of the Security and Violence Area of the Center for the Study of Security and Drugs (CESED) at the same university. His research agenda focuses on crime and political violence in Latin America, particularly in Colombia. He has articles published or forthcoming in the American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Nature Human Behaviour, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, and Conflict Management and Peace Science, among others. Weintraub received his Ph.D. in Government from Georgetown University and have been a Predoctoral Fellow at Yale University’s Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence (2013-2014) and a Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar at the United States Institute of Peace (2012-2013).