Patricio R Estévez-Soto

Patricio R Estévez-Soto

Lecturer in Security and Crime Science

University College London (UCL)

About me

I am a Lecturer in Security and Crime Science at the UCL Department of Security and Crime Science, where I have taught on range of courses including organised crime, quantitative methods, research design, and crime prevention.

My research is mostly focused on crime in Mexico and Latin America and the Caribbean, on issues such as organised crime (in particular extortion), repeat victimisation, quantitative criminology, crime prevention, and the nexus between crime and public policy.

Interests

  • Organised crime
  • Repeat victimisation
  • Quantitative criminology
  • Environmental criminology

Education

  • PhD in Security and Crime Science, 2020

    University College London (UCL)

  • MRes in Security and Crime Science, 2015

    University College London (UCL)

  • MAP (Public Administration and Public Policy), 2011

    Tecnológico de Monterrey

Projects

Crime and Covid-19

This study seeks to examine the effect of the COVID-19-related changes in routine activities on crime patterns in Mexico City.

Recent Publications

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Lecturer in Security and Crime Science

UCL Department of Security and Crime Science

2019 – 2021 London
 
 
 
 
 

Lecturer (Teaching) for Latin America and the Caribbean

UCL JDI Latin America and Caribbean Unit

2019 – 2021 London
 
 
 
 
 

Teaching Fellow in Quantitative Research Methods

UCL School of Public Policy

2018 – 2019 London
 
 
 
 
 

Research Assistant

UCL JDI Latin America and Caribbean Unit

2017 – 2019 London
 
 
 
 
 

Policy Advisor

Office of the National Commissioner for Security

2013 – 2014 Mexico City
 
 
 
 
 

Research Deputy Director

Centre for Security Research and Studies

2012 – 2013 Mexico City

Software skills

R

Python

Docker

Ubuntu

High Performance Computing

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