Luis Enrique Amaya
Associate Professor, Universidade Federal da Paraiba / Federal University of Paraiba (Brazil)
Marcos Alan S. V. Ferreira is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Relations at Federal University of Paraiba – UFPB (João Pessoa, Brazil).
He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp, Brazil – 2010) and was a Visiting Researcher at University of Manchester (UK, 2018 and 2019), at Uppsala University (Sweden, 2014) and at Universität Vechta (Germany, 2017). His articles and reviews have been published in top journals, including the International Studies Perspectives, Trends in Organized Crime, Journal of Political Science Education, Latin American Politics and Society, and Journal of Human Security. He is editor of “Peace and Violence in Brazil”(Palgrave MacMillan, 2021).
Since 2010 he has been focusing his research on organized crime in Brazil and South America, especially the expansion of Brazilian criminal organizations and its governance capacities.
Policy Analyst - International relations, Anti-Corruption and Human Trafficking
Senior Advisor, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Visiting Fellow at King’s College London
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Professor Emeritus, Fellow, International Centre for Criminal Law Reform
Researcher and Consultant, University of Chiapas, Institute of Judicial Research
Office Director, Anti-Crime Program Office, Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Law enforcement attaché, Embassy of France in Senegal
Postdoc Researcher, Utrecht University
Development consultant on natural resource governance and peace-building