Louis Monroy Santander
Colombia, United Kingdom
Louis currently works at the University of Durham in the United Kingdom, teaching postgraduate students at the Durham Global Security Institute. Louis has a master’s degree in conflict, security and development from the University of Birmingham and is finishing his doctoral studies in international development at the same university. His research focuses on the possible links between state reconstruction practice and initiatives for reconciliation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Louis specializes in the fields of conflict resolution, peacebuilding and transitional justice, focusing specifically on approaches to reconciliation in post-conflict societies and their relation with processes of state-building. Louis has previously worked for various Bosnian-based organizations such as the Center for Peacebuilding Sanski Most and the Nansen Dialogue Center Prijedor. He has also worked as a teacher of conflict and social reconstruction at the University of Birmingham, as a guest lecturer at Aston University in the United Kingdom as well as worked as a human rights consultant in Bogotá, Colombia.