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Principal Investigator

Dr Claire Moon is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She is a member of LSE Human Rights and an Associate of LSE’s Latin America and Caribbean Centre. Her research has engaged with broad themes such as the nation, justice and human rights. She has published widely on topics including transitional justice, political reconciliation, reparations, war trauma, human rights, humanitarianism and the forensic investigations of atrocity. Her webpages are here and here.

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Research Officer

Dr Alejandra Díaz de León holds a PhD in Sociology and an MA in Human Rights from the University of Essex. Alejandra has been a fellow at the Center for US-Mexican Studies (USMEX) at the University of California, San Diego and a visiting researcher at UC MEXUS at the University of California, Riverside. Her research interests include human rights, solidarity and the creation of bonds, trust and co-operation among strangers in contexts of violence and uncertainty. Her research focuses in particular on Central American transit migrants through Mexico and in the United States. Her webpage is here.

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Research Consultant

Dr Javier Treviño-Rangel is an Assistant Professor in the Cátedras-CONACYT/Drugs Policy Program at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) in Aguascalientes, Mexico. His research interests include: transitional justice; grave violations of human rights; bystanders and public responses to atrocity; undocumented migrants in Mexico. His webpage is here.

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Lourdes Hernandez-Martin

Public Engagement Officer

Lourdes is the Language Co-ordinator for Spanish Projects and Arabic at the Language Centre of the London School of Economics. She holds an MSc in Human Rights and, during her professional life, has been involved in research and campaigning on human rights in the Middle East and Latin America. She has extensive experience of organising events including conferences, exhibitions, films screenings and talks. Her webpage is here.