Fabio is a Colombian Political Scientist. He is a Research Associate at the Department of Political and International studies at Rhodes University in South Africa and a Researcher at the International Institute of Social Studies in the Netherlands. He has lectured at universities in Colombia, the Netherlands and South Africa. His work in Colombia and Southern Africa has focused on issues related to public policy evaluation and budgeting, public accountability, capacity building and the use of mathematical models to support policy making. Fabio works at the intersection between theory and practice, and his research interests are related to state strength, civil war, conflict and protests in the midst of globalization. Currently editing a volume for Routledge on the challenges of Transitional Justice for Colombia, forthcoming 2018.