Yanilda Gonzalez


Yanilda Gonzalez received her undergraduate degree in Politics and Latin American Studies from New York University in 2005. She entered Princeton in the fall of 2008 to begin work on a PhD in Politics and Social Policy. She has worked at the New York Civil Liberties Union, as well as a number of human rights and women's rights organizations in Argentina. Her research interests include state formation and state capacity, state-society relations, race and ethnicity, social movements, political participation, and citizenship. Her dissertation focuses on "participatory security," a type of police reform that establishes formal mechanisms for community participation in matters of security in Latin America.

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