Curtis Goos is a Research Analyst at ACLED. He holds a BA in International Studies and French from the University of Iowa and a Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University. His thematic research interests include international migration, state-led efforts to prevent violent extremism (PVE), and peacebuilding efforts in post-conflict countries. His regional interests include Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa.

Political Disorder in Europe: 10 Cases from ACLED’s New Expansion

Political disorder1The term disorder is used in this report to refer to all political violence and demonstrations. This effectively includes all events in the ACLED dataset, minus Strategic developments — which should not be visualized alongside other, systematically coded ACLED event types due to their more subjective nature. For more on Strategic developments and how…

Anti-Government Demonstrations in Latin America & the Caribbean: 2018-2020

More than 60,000 demonstrations have been reported in Latin America & the Caribbean from the start of 2018 to the present, including major spikes in anti-government unrest around the region. In this infographic, Research Analyst Curtis Goos reviews key trends from ACLED’s expanded Latin America & Caribbean dataset. For more, see our updated Latin America & Caribbean…

Central Asia Data Update: 2018-2020

Supplemental data collection drawing on new media sources adds 660 events to ACLED’s Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan datasets for 2018-2020. In this infographic, ACLED Central Asia and the Caucasus Research Manager Asena Karaçalti and Research Analyst Curtis Goos review the latest data. © 2020 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.