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Olga Espinoza

Professor, Institute of Public Affairs (INAP) at University of Chile

About Me

Olga possesses a Ph.D. in Social Sciences form the University of Chile, a Master of Laws from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and a Law degree from the San Martín de Porres University, Peru. She was the Director of the Citizen Security Studies Center (CESC) at the Institute of Public Affairs (INAP) between 2014 and 2017. She is currently a professor at the Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Chile and is a part of the Steering Committee of the Lectureship on Human Rights at the University. She has worked as a project evaluator in the Human Rights and Citizenship Program at the Ford Foundation. She has been a consultant at the Ford Foundation and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on issues concerning human rights and public policies in the criminal and penitentiary fields within Latin America. She has been a coordinator and researcher in various studies about criminal systems and penitentiary policies, together with the Episcopal Commission of Social Action - CEAS (Peru), the Brazilian Institute of Criminal Sciences - IBCCRIM (Brazil), the Latin American Institute for the Prevention of Crime and treatment of criminals - ILANUD (Brazil), Diego Portales University - UDP (Chile) and the Citizen Security Studies Center - CESC (Chile).

Courses and Programs taught by Olga Espinoza