Publication list


Envisioning the Future of Policing and Public Health: A Commentary on the FindingsJournal of Community Safety and Well-Being, 7 no. suppl. 1 (2022)

Envisioning the Future: Police and Public Health Joining Forces, Journal of Community Safety and Well-Being, 5 no. 4 (2020)

A Right to the City? Harm Reduction as Urban Community Development and Social Inclusion, Projections, MIT Press, 15 (2020)

Evolving Internal Roles of the Armed Forces: Lessons for Building Partner Capacity, PRISM, Center for Complex Operations, National Defense University, US Department of Defense, 4, no. 4 (2014)


Livelihoods, Human Development, and Human Security: Exploring conceptual differences, similarities, and complementaritiesOperationalizing Human Security: Concept, Analysis, Application (Albrecht Schnabel & Yves Pedrazzini, eds.) Cahier du LaSUR 20, Lausanne: EPFL (2014)

Human Insecurity and Security in CaracasOperationalizing Human Security: Concept, Analysis, Application (Albrecht Schnabel & Yves Pedrazzini, eds.) Cahier du LaSUR 20, Lausanne: EPFL (2014)

It Takes Two to Tango: Towards Integrated Development and Security Sector Reform (SSR) AssistanceBack to the Roots: Security Sector Reform and Development (Albrecht Schnabel & Vanessa Farr, eds.) Munster: LIT Verlag (2012)

Armed Protection for Humanitarian Assistance? Guidelines, Experiences, Challenges, and Options, Humanitarian Space and the International Community (Alexandre Vautravers, Yvita Fox, eds.) Geneva: Webster University (2012)

Bobby SandsEncyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice (Gary Anderson and Kathryn Herr, eds.) Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications (2007)


The Path Forward: How to Invest in Communities & Make New York Safer, (Contributor), Policy Position Paper, Communities United for Police Reform (2020)

Police and Harm Reduction: How law enforcement can advance public safety, public health, and public confidenceGuidance Document, Open Society Foundations (2018)

Tracking the Development Dividend of Security Sector ReformResearch Report, Stockholm: Folke Bernadotte Academy (2018)

Fair and Effective Police Stops: Lessons in Reform from Five Spanish Police Agencies, (Edited), Technical Report, Plataforma por la Gestión Policial de la Diversidad & Open Society Justice Initiative (2015)

Equality Under Pressure: The Impact of Ethnic Profiling in the Netherlands, Amnesty International & Open Society Justice Initiative (2013)

Equality Betrayed: The Impact of Ethnic Profiling in France, Open Society Justice Initiative (2013)

Viewed with Suspicion: The Human Cost of Stop and Search in England and Wales, Open Society Justice Initiative (2013)

Mapping Evolving Internal Roles of the Armed Forces, SSR Papers no. 7, London: Ubiquity Press (2012)

The Rule of Law and Security Sector Reform: Conceptualising a Complex Relationship, SSR Papers no. 5, London: Ubiquity Press  (2012)

Looting as Pathology of Order: Reconstructing Order in Post-Katrina New Orleans Graduate Dissertation, Geneva: Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (2011)

Military Protection for Humanitarian Assistance Operations? Guidelines, Experiences, Challenges and OptionsPaper presented at the 16th International Humanitarian Conference: Humanitarian Space, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Committee of the Red Cross (2011)

Military Protection for Humanitarian Assistance Operations – Roles, Experiences, Challenges and OpportunitiesReport for the Directorate for Security and Defence Policy of Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sports, Switzerland Federal Department of Defence (2010)

Failure of Internal NYPD Oversight on Use of Stop-and-Frisk and Racial Profiling, Submitted testimony to the Public Safety Committee of the New York City Council, (2009)

Racial Disparities in NYPD Stops-and-Frisks: Preliminary Report on UF-250 Data from 2005 – June 2008, New York: Center for Constitutional Rights (2009)

Racial Profiling and Police Brutality Against People of Color in New York CityBackgrounder paper prepared for the UN Special Rapporteur on Racism on occasion of his 2008 mission to the United States, US Human Rights Network (2008) 

Know Before You Go: Restrictions on Travel to Cuba, New York: Center for Constitutional Rights (2006)


Police accountability is a bipartisan issue. Don’t let it become a prop in our political theater (w/Jillian Snider), The Hill (April 2023)

‘We Have Seen What Change Can Look Like’, The Abstract (May 2022)

How Biden Can Change Federal Policing PracticesSan Antonio Express-News (January 2022)

Using Crafts to Find Common GroundVoices (October 2021)

Policing Reform Continues Even as the Senate FailsThe Abstract (September 2021)

Montclair Case Shows Why NJ Should Be Able to Decertify Cops, Montclair Local (September 2021)

Defunding America’s Forces of DeathThe Jordan Times (August 2020)

Defunding America’s Forces of DeathProject Syndicate (August 2020)

What’s Really Behind the Missing Women at Mexico’s Border?Voices (August 2019)

Public health programs are working to address drugs at the border — a wall won’t helpThe Hill (January 2019)

Marielle Franco Has Not Been SilencedVoices (March 2018)

Looking for Answers on Law Enforcement Killings, Voices (November 2017)

Why Declaring ‘War’ on Mexican Drug Cartels is a Bad IdeaThe Crime Report (August 2017)

It’s Time to Kick Our Addiction to the War on DrugsSTAT (a Boston Globe Media publication) (April 2017)

What the Trump Administration Needs to Know about Law EnforcementVoices (January 2017)

Criminalized Condom’s Force China’s Sex Workers to Make a Difficult ChoiceVoices (August 2016)

A Death in Police Custody, an Outpouring of Anger in the NetherlandsVoices (July 2015)

How the Police Should Use Stop-and-Search Data, The New York Times (December 2014)

Ferguson, Missouri: Not Just an American TragedyVoices (August 2014)

Equality Betrayed: Speaking Out Against Ethnic Profiling by French PoliceVoices (September 2013)

Police Profiling: A Global ProblemVoices (June 2013)

Immigration Crackdown in Stockholm Provokes PushbackVoices (March 2013)

Still Waiting for an End to Police Discrimination in SpainVoices (February 2013)

Policing the Police: Civilian Video Monitoring of Police ActivityGlobal Minds (March 2012)

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