Moshe is a first-year DPhil candidate in Politics at Oxford’s DPIR. His academic background is in Politics and International Relations, having studied in Mexico (ITAM) and Switzerland (IHEID). Prior to Oxford, he worked for the Mexican government and different research institutions in Mexico City and Geneva. Broadly speaking, he is interested in the intersection between criminal violence and politics in Latin America, with a particular focus on Mexico. For his doctoral dissertation, he is exploring the variation in civilian mobilisation strategies in contexts of large-scale criminal violence. His research is being supported by Mexico’s National Council for Science and Technology (Conacyt), and Oxford’s Department of Politics and International Relations.