Scholarly writings

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Mortal Doubt: Transnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala City

 

Published by University of California Press in November 2018. Winner of The William LeoGrande Award (2017-2018), for the best scholarly piece in Latin American and Latino studies written by American University faculty.


PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

 

2022 “’The Kidnappers are the Police: Criminal Cops, Captive Subjects, and Social Imaginaries of Security” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (Submitted August 20, 2022)

 

2022 “Carceral Community in the Time of COVID-19: Isolation, Adaption, and Predation in a Guatemalan Prison” Punishment & Society (Published online 10/7/2022)

 

2022 “Becoming Fugitive: Prison Breaks and the Space of Punishment”, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, (Published online 10/12/2022)

 

2019 “Portrait of a ‘Real’ Marero: Truth and Fantasy in Stories of Violence.” Ethnography (2019): 1466138118805123.

 

2019“La Visita: Prisons and Survival in Guatemala” Lead author with Kevin L. O’Neill. Journal of Latin American Studies, 51.1 (2019): 85-107.

 

2018 “Scam as Survival.” Lead author with Kevin L. O’Neill. Ethnography (2018): 1466138118805117.

 

2017 “Making Do: The Practice of Imprisonment in Post-War Guatemala” Co-authored with Kevin L. O’Neill. Journal of Latin American Geography 16(2): 31-48. 
Available at: http://muse.jhu.edu/article/664386

 

2017 “Espacios de encarcelamiento en Guatemala” (2017) Co-authored with Kevin L. O’Neill, Ecuador Debate 101:pgs 87-97; August, Centro Andino de Accion Popular

 

2016 “Extorted Life: Protection Rackets in Guatemala City.” (2016) Public Culture, Volume 28, number 3, 80: 593-616

 

PEER-REVIEWED BOOK CHAPTERS

 

2021 “Border, Ghetto, Prison: Cocaine and Social Order in Central America,” in Cocaine: From Coca Fields to the Streets, eds. Desmond Arias and Thomas Grisaffi, Duke University Press. 

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