DPhil, Oxford. Former: Research Fellow and Honorary Fellow, Institute of Latin American Studies, Univ. of London; Research Associate, IISS; MacArthur Research Fellow, Centre for Int'l Studies, Oxford Univ. 2008-11, Executive Director, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. Currently, Professor of Int'l Relations, Colegio de México; concurrently, Senior Research Associate, Centre for Int'l Studies, Oxford Univ. Co-Editor, Global Responsibility to Protect. Member of the Editorial Board: Global Responsibility to Protect; Conflict, Security and Development. Has written extensively on international security, and the international relations of Latin America, with particular reference to international institutions, human rights, security, transnational crime and civil-military relations. Author and Editor of numerous publications, including: Transnational Organised Crime and International Security: Business as Usual? (2002); Regionalism and Governance in the Americas: Continental Drift (2005); Human Rights Regimes in the Americas (2010); Mexico's Security Failure. Collapse into Criminal Violence (2011).