Small Wars Journal

Small Wars Journal—El Centro Associate Irina Chindea Finishes Doctorate Requirements

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 2:51pm

Congratulations to Irina A. Chindea—a Small Wars Journal—El Centro Associate and past Intern—for finishing all the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts. Her 773 page dissertation “Power and Underworld Alliances: Understanding Cooperation Patterns Among Criminal Groups” analyzed Mexican cartel alliance dynamics over the course of five Mexican presidential administrations from 1982 though 2012 as well as providing external validation case studies focusing on Colombian, El Salvadoran, and Canadian (Montreal City) organized crime alliances.

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