Enzo Nussio is a senior researcher at the Center for Security Studies. He holds a doctorate in International Affairs and Governance from the University of St.Gallen and a Master of Arts in History from the University of Basel. Prior to his work at the CSS, he spent several years in Colombia, where he worked as a post-doc for the Universidad de los Andes and as a lecturer for the Universidad Nacional in Bogotá. He conducted further post-doctoral studies in the Institute of Latin American Studies at Stockholm University and the University of St.Gallen, and visited the University of Michigan and Uppsala University in several occasions. Also, he is affiliated with various research organizations, including the Folke Bernadotte Academy’s Peacekeeping Group, Innovations for Poverty Action and swisspeace.

Enzo Nussio specializes in post-conflict issues (such as disarmament, demobilization and reintegration of ex-combatants, reconciliation, transitional justice, statebuilding and post-war violence) and violence reduction in urban settings, mostly in Latin America. For his research, he uses multiple methods like field experiments, case studies and survey analysis. His research projects have been funded amongst others by the World Bank, the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Avina Foundation Switzerland. In his occasional consultancy work, he has advised the United Nations Development Program, the Colombian Attorney General’s Office and the Toledo Center for Peace.