Sandra Pellegrini

Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Specialist

About Sandra Pellegrini

Sandra is ACLED’s Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Specialist. In this capacity, she conducts and coordinates analysis, oversees the accuracy of conflict trends in the region, and serves as the main point of contact for partnerships and external engagement for Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Sandra has been with the organization since 2018, first starting as a researcher and supporting the expansion of ACLED’s coverage in Latin America, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Prior to joining ACLED, Sandra has worked with international organizations in the field of conflict prevention and minority rights, and held several positions in the non-governmental organizations sector with experience in Bolivia, Chile, Haiti, and Honduras.

Sandra holds an International Master in Russian, Central and East European Studies from the University of Glasgow and a Master of International Relations from KIMEP University Almaty. Her areas of research include political violence in Latin America, non-state actors, and organized crime dynamics.

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