Stephanie Gimenez Stahlberg
Stephanie is a Research Assistant at the Poverty | Violence | Governance (PovGov) Lab at CDDRL, and a PhD candidate at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Her PhD dissertation examines the evolution of homicide rates in Brazil since 1980, and the role of organized criminal groups in containing or spurring the violence. At the PovGov Lab, she is engaged with projects concerning police reform in Mexico, youth at risk in Brazil and Mexico, and criminal groups in Rio de Janeiro.
Stephanie is originally from Brazil, and holds an MA in International Policy Studies from Stanford University and a BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst.