Gema Kloppe-Santamaría

Assistant Professor of Latin American History, George Washington University Sociologist and historian specializing on violence, gender, and crime in Latin America. Assistant Professor at George Washington University, Global Fellow at The Wilson Center, Author of "In the Vortex of Violence".

Gema's talk broadcasts 18 October 2023, 10:00 PM

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I am a historian and sociologist who specializes on questions of violence, crime, religion, and gender in twentieth and twentieth-first century Latin America, with a particular focus on Mexico and Central America. I am an Assistant Professor of Latin American History at George Washington University and a Global Fellow at The Wilson Center. I am the author of In the Vortex of Violence: Lynching, Extralegal Justice, and the State in Post-Revolutionary Mexico (University of California Press, 2020).


The politics of violence in Mexico and Central America

01 December 2021, 05:30 PM
Markus Hochmüller Gema Kloppe-Santamaría Sandra Ley Cecilia Farfán-Méndez Romain Le Cour Grandmaison

How US policy shapes organized crime in Mexico

13 October 2022, 10:00 PM
Mónica Meltis Luis Daniel Vazquez Gabriel Mondragón Toledo Gema Kloppe-Santamaría Michael Chamberlin Olivia Leon

Women in OCGs Latin America

14 October 2022, 01:00 AM
Carolina Sampó Deborah Bonello Patricia Figueroa Gema Kloppe-Santamaría Elaine Carey

Women in Drug Trafficking in LATAM

18 October 2023, 10:00 PM
Elaine Carey Jennifer Fleetwood Gema Kloppe-Santamaría Cecilia Farfán-Méndez Teresa Martinez Trujillo Patricia Figueroa