Mark Ungar is professor of political science at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, and of the CUNY Criminal Justice Doctoral Program. He has written and edited four books and about 30 articles and book chapters on judicial reform, citizen security and policing. He is an adviser to the United Nations, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the governments of Argentina, Bolivia, Honduras and Mexico. In 2011, he was elected to the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights, the investigative body of the inter-American legal system. He has received grants and fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the Tinker Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. He earned a PhD and MIA from Columbia University.