Elvira Maria Restrepo, Ph.D.
Elvira Maria Restrepo also holds a joint appointment with the Department of International Studies. Her current research and teaching interests cross the disciplinary boundaries of conflict studies, criminal justice, women, human rights and peace-building, with a focus on Latin America. She is currently taking one year Public Service Leave as an advisor of President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, on peace building, June 2016- July 2017.
Some of her recent publications include:
New online ecology of adversarial aggregates: ISIS and beyond (June 16, 2016) Science 352 (6292), 1459-1463. [doi:10.1126/science.aaf0675]
Leaders against all odds: Colombian women as victims of conflict. Palgrave Communications. 2:1614 doi: 10.1057palcomms; 2016.
Women’s connectivity in extreme networks. Sci. Adv. 2, e1501742, 2016.
Colombia and its ‘Wars’ against Drug Trafficking, 1970- 2008, B. Bagley and J. Rosen (eds.), University of Florida Press, 2015.
Entry for Colombia in the Encyclopaedia of Transitional Justice. S. Lavinia and N. Nedelsky (eds.), Cambridge University Press, 2013.