Maurizio Geri

Italy/Virginia, USA

(Level I – 2016)

maurizio_geri@hotmail.com

Maurizio GeriI am a research assistant and PhD candidate in International Studies at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, and an independent analyst on political, security and democratic issues. Originally from Italy, where I received my BA in Political Science and MA in Cultural Studies, I have professional experience in Latin America and South Asia in peace and human rights with Nonviolent Peaceforce and Peace Brigades International. I am currently studying democratizing Muslim countries and their treatment of ethnic minorities after armed conflict, in particular comparing Kurds in Turkey and Acehnese in Indonesia. Visit my blog: www.democraticgeography.net