José Henríquez

José Henríquez 

Henríquez Leiva, José 


PhD Research Topic: State Repression, Gang Violence and Human Rights in Guatemala.

Supervisor:  Dr. Kathleen Cavanaugh

Research Interests:  International human rights law, human security, state violence, urban violence, gang violence, social conflict prevention and transformation, social justice, nonviolence, peacebuilding, international development.

Academic Background

MSc International Development (American University, U.S.A.)
BA Sociology (Pontifical Gregorian University, Italy/University of Wales, Cardiff)
BA Religious Studies (La Salle University, Guatemala/Mexico)
AA Education (Francisco Marroquin University, Guatemala)


Relevant  Experience


Secretary General, Pax Christi International (Belgium)
Executive Director, Fundación Marista (Guatemala)

Program Officer for Central and South America, Global Links (U.S.A)
International Consultant, Inter-American Development Bank (U.S.A)

Scholarships and Awards:


PhD Fellowship School of Law, National University of Ireland Galway


Latin American Studies Association

International Studies Association