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Dr. Mark Daniel Ungar

Es profesor de Ciencia Política la Universidad de Brooklyn, del Centro de Graduados y del Programa Doctoral de Justicia Penal de CUNY. Ha escrito y editado cuatro libros (Elusive Reform: Democracy and the Rule of Law in Latin America; Policing Democracy: Overcoming Obstacles to Citizen Security in Latin America; Violence and Politics: Globalization’s Paradox; Policing Democracy: Overcoming Obstacles to Citizen Security in Latin America) y cerca de 30 artículos y capítulos de libros sobre reforma judicial, seguridad ciudadana y policía. Es asesor de las Naciones Unidas, el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo y los gobiernos de Argentina, Bolivia, Honduras y México. En 2011, fue electo para el Instituto Interamericano de derechos humanos, el órgano de investigación del sistema jurídico Interamericano. Ha recibido subsidios y becas de la Fundación Ford, la Fundación Tinker y el Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars en Washington, D.C.

Sus campos de investigación: Latinoamérica y la Reforma Judicial, violencia, derechos humanos, crimen internacional.

Mark Ungar is professor of political science at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, and of the CUNY Criminal Justice Doctoral Program. He has written and edited four books (Elusive Reform: Democracy and the Rule of Law in Latin America; Policing Democracy: Overcoming Obstacles to Citizen Security in Latin America; Violence and Politics: Globalization’s Paradox; Policing Democracy: Overcoming Obstacles to Citizen Security in Latin America) and about 30 articles and book chapters on judicial reform, citizen security and policing. He is an adviser to the United Nations, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the governments of Argentina, Bolivia, Honduras and Mexico. In 2011, he was elected to the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights, the investigative body of the inter-American legal system. He has received grants and fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the Tinker Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

Ungar specializes in Latin American politics, criminal justice and democratization. In particular, he develops policy recommendations and academic analysis on criminal policy and police reform in Latin America. He writes and serves as an adviser on community policing, anti-violence and human rights projects. At CUNY, he teaches graduate courses on international politics, comparative politics, the military and police, human rights and violence.