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American Political Association (APSA) Leonard D. White Award

How Government Structure Encourages Criminal Violence: The Causes of Mexico’s Drug War

A dissertation presented by Viridiana Rios Contreras

Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts

December, 2012

This work will be awarded the American Political Association (APSA) Leonard D. White Award at the end of August 2014 for the best dissertation in public administration wrote in the last two years.  Dr. Rios Contreras has in the past collaborated with a number of Small Wars Journal El Centro Fellows on projects related to the Mexican narco conflict.

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