Research Analyst in Security and Organized Crime
Samuel Cousins’ research is centered on the process of law enforcement militarization as a response to the security challenges posed by transnational organized crime, with a focus on Latin America. He recently submitted his dissertation for a Masters of Research in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham. He works on sanctions policy at UK Finance and is a research assistant at the University of Nottingham at the Centre of Excellence for Defence against Terrorism (a NATO accredited think-tank). He has a first-class degree in History and Politics from the University of Nottingham, and has previous experience working with Amnesty International.
Militarization of law enforcement
Drug trafficking and human rights
US Counternarcotic assistance programs
The ethics of militarisation:
Mexican public security and the United States