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Dr. Rolando Ochoa is a Lecturer at the Department of Security Studies and Criminology. He holds a PhD in Sociology and an MPhil in Latin American Studies, both from the University of Oxford, UK. He has carried out research on the history and political economy of kidnapping in Mexico, as well as the impact of organized crime on fragile states. He has also focused on how how individuals solve issues of trust and reputation in contexts of weak rule of law and inside criminal organizations.
Prior to joining SSC, he was a post-Doctoral Fellow and Lecturer at the School of Sociology, at the Australian National University (ANU). He has also worked as a Senior Analyst at the International Centre for the Prevention of Crime (ICPC) in Canada, where he acquired important policy experience and a Senior Researcher at the Asia Pacific Centre for the Prevention of Crime (APCPC), at Griffith University.
- Organized crime (Latin America and Asia Pacific)
- The political economy of crime
- Governance of criminal organizations
- Trust and reputation
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Ochoa Hernandez, R., Simpson, A. & Gill, G., Oct 2021, 10 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned reportOpen AccessFile43 Downloads (Pure)
Ochoa, R., 2019, Oxford : Oxford University Press. 228 p. (Clarendon Studies in Criminology)
Research output: Book/Report › Book › peer-review
Ochoa Hernandez, R., 10 Jul 2019, In: Journal of Global Indigeneity. 4, 1, 5 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Ochoa, R., 2018, Global encyclopedia of public administration, public policy, and governance. Farazmand, A. (ed.). Springer, Springer Nature, p. 1030-1034 5 p.
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