Lucia Dammert

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Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Research Profile

Public Policy Specialist with vast experience in citizen security, State reform in Latin America, strategic planning, prospective analysis, policy advice and public and private communications.
Skilled in organizing highly efficient teams in different national contexts. Effective at engaging with people of different backgrounds and experiences.
Sociologist with a Masters in Public Policy and a PhD. in Political Science. Has written books and articles in both national and foreign magazines and has taught classes and conferences about subjects related to strategic security, public policy and criminal justice in multiple countries.

Latin America
English, Spanish

I have published multiple books in Latin America, Europe and the United States. Among them are:
• “Crime, Insecurity and Politics. Challenges to democracy in Chile.” 2013. RIL Editores: Santiago
• “Fear and Crime in Latin America. Redefying State-Society Relations”. 2012 Routledge: Londres
• “Maras: Gang violence and security in Central America”. 2012 University of Texas Press. Editado con Thomas Bruneau.

I have also published more than 80 articles, work documents and book chapters. (All the information of publications is available in ).