Hernán Flom is a political scientist who researches organized crime, violence, and policing. He is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Trinity College.
Flom’s work has been published in Comparative Politics, Governance, Latin American Politics and Society, and the Journal of Urban Affairs, among others. His book, The informal regulation of criminal markets in Latin America, has been published by Cambridge University Press (2022).
He obtained his PhD in Political Science from UC Berkeley (2016). He has been a Visiting Fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies of the University of Notre Dame and worked as a Coordinator for the National Ministry of Security of Argentina, and as a consultant on citizen security for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Peace in Our Cities, among others.
Flom grew up in Argentina before attending graduate school in the US. He is fluent in English and Portuguese and conducted extensive fieldwork in Buenos Aires, Rosario, Rio de Janeiro, and São Paulo. He resides in Connecticut with his family.
See my CV here.
- Interview on my book for New Books Network Podcast, March 18, 2023
- Op-ed on violence in Rosario in El Estadista, March 14, 2023
- Interview on Tal Vez te Sorprenda, Radio con Vos, March 12, 2023
- Interview on Mejor Ahora, Radio Rivadavia, March 7, 2023
- Mention on Carlos Pagni’s editorial, March 7, 2023 (Odisea Argentina, La Nación+, YouTube link, minute 43)
- Comment on Ecuador’s homicide rate (Latin American Advisor, Jan. 26, 2023)
- Interview on book (Revista Ñ, Clarín, Jan. 7, 2023, in Spanish)