I am a PhD Candidate in Politics at Princeton University. My research interests include organized crime, conflict, political economy of development, decision theory, and behavioral science.

Currently working on my dissertation “Gang recruitment: the decision maker’s perspective” where I study gang participation through the lenses of decision theory. I have a regional focus on Latin America and I am currently working in Medellín, Colombia.

I am a fellow at Quantitative and Analytical Political Science (QAPS) and a member of Research on Policing Reform and Accountability (RoPRA).

You can contact me via email – mauribe (at) princeton.edu or via twitter.