Juan Carlos Ruíz
Professor at Universidad del Rosario, Colombia
Juan earned a Ph.D. in Political science (Dphil Politics) from the University of Oxford (United Kingdom), a M.A. in public administration from the E.N.A. (École Nationale d'Administration) in France, a B.A. in Political Science and MBA from Laval University in Canada, as well as a M.A. in Political Science from the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá. He is a tenured professor at the Faculty of Political Science, Government, and International Relations at the Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia; he has been researching police issues and citizen security strategies for 15 years. Juan was the Program Director for the M.A. in Political and International Studies at the Universidad del Rosario and the M.A. in Security and Defense at the Escuela Superior de Guerra de Colombia. He was an advisor to the Ministry of Defense of Colombia and has been a tenured professor at the Colombian universities of Rosario, Andes and Javeriana. At the latter Institution he served as the Director of the department of political science and the Director of specialization in public opinion and political marketing. He has been a visiting professor at: Sciences Po (CERI), Paris, France; University of Barcelona (Research Group "Studies of power and privilege" - Faculty of Economics and Business), Barcelona, Spain; Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg, Germany.