Eduardo Moncada

Visiting Fellow; American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellow

EDUARDO MONCADA is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University. His research focuses on crime, violence, subnational politics, 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) and co-editor of the edited volume Inside Countries: Subnational Research in Comparative Politics (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming). He has published articles in Comparative Politics, Studies in Comparative International Development, Global Crime, Ethnic and Racial Studies, and the Latin American Research Review. His research has received support from the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Society of Criminology, the Ford Foundation and National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, the Fulbright-Hays program, the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, the Open Society Foundation, and the Smith Richardson Foundation. He has held fellowships at New York University and Yale University’s Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence. Moncada’s current research project is a book-length comparative study of the political economy of social resistance to illicit taxation by criminal protection rackets in Latin America.