Pablo Policzer holds the Canada Research Chair in Latin American Politics. His work focuses on the intersection of the problems of democracy and dictatorship in Latin America, and security and human rights in the region and elsewhere.
His research projects have included the following:
Policzer’s current research focuses on the emergence and evolution of the conflict between native groups in southern Chile, including the Mapuche people, and the Chilean state.
|2009 – 2012:||SSHRC – Complex Armed Organizations in Latin America|
|2010:||Canadian Political Science Association Best Book in Comparative Politics Award for The Rise and Fall of Repression in Chile|
|2009:||The Rise and Fall of Repression in Chile named an “Outstanding Academic Title” by Choice magazine|
|2008:||United States Institute for Peace grant for Understanding Violence in Latin America|