Dean Jennifer Holmes

Dean Jennifer Holmes

Jennifer Holmes is the Dean of the School of Economic, Political and Policy Science in the University of Texas at Dallas. Dean Holmes’ major areas of research are political violence, terrorism, and political development with an emphasis on Latin America, especially Colombia and Peru. She is the author or editor of seven books, including Guns, Drugs and Development in Colombia (University of Texas Press, 2008), Terrorism and Democratic Stability Revisited (Manchester University Press, 2008), Latin American Democracy: Emerging Reality or Endangered Species? (Routledge, 2008, 2015), and Immigration Judges and U.S. Asylum Policy (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015) in addition to numerous journal articles, Her ongoing research is focused on four areas: the landscape ecology of conflict and post-conflict, the protection of critical infrastructures, urban quality of life, and the creation of real time event data on political and social events in Latin America.

Dean Jennifer Holmes