Alejandro Reyes Posada

Born in Bogota in 1946, is a social investigator specializing in the fields of agrarian conflict, guerrilla and paramilitary groups, territorial expansion of drug traffickers and security policies in Colombia. He has worked at research centers and universities and as a columnist at the El Espectador and El Tiempo newspapers. Recently, he has published a book focusing on his areas of interest entitled Guerreros y Campesinos: el despojo de la tierra en Colombia (Warriors and Farmers: Land Dispossession in Colombia, published by Editorial Norma. He graduated from the Universidad Javeriana in 1970 and got his Masters in Sociology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1978.