Carlos A. Pérez Ricart is assistant professor in International Relations at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE) in Mexico City.
Prior to joining CIDE, he was between 2017 and 2020 postdoctoral fellow at the University of Oxford where he worked at both the History Faculty and the Latin American Centre, St. Antony’s College. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the Freie Universität Berlin and has a degree in International Relations from El Colegio de México.
His general research and teaching interests include the relationship between Mexico and the United States, security and organized crime, arms trafficking, drug policies, and the history of the Mexican police. His research has been published (or is forthcoming) in journals such as Global Governance, The British Journal of Criminology, The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs, Kriminologishes Journal, Foro Internacional, Historia Mexicana, Revista Colombiana de Sociologíaand others. He is co-editor of the forthcoming book Gun trafficking and violence: from the global network to the local security challenge(Palgrave, St. Antony’s College 2021).