Dr. Joseph S. Tulchin

Dr. Joseph S. Tulchin is known throughout the hemisphere for his work on hemispheric security and international affairs, citizen security and police reform, reducing inequality, and the governance of cities. He served as Director of the Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars from 1989 through 2005. He was previously Professor of History and Director of International Programs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he edited the Latin American Research Review, and served for seven years as a faculty member of Yale University. Dr. Tulchin holds a Ph.D. in history from Harvard University, read history at Peterhouse, Cambridge, and received his B.A. from Amherst College. Throughout his long career he has taught or lectured in nearly every country in the hemisphere, and has published more than seventy books and 100 scholarly articles.