Jonathan Rosen

Jonathan Rosen


PhD, University of Miami, International Studies, 2012

Areas of Expertise

National Security, U.S. Foreign Policy, Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime

Courses Taught in MAGA

ISS 6926: Capstone Project


Office: FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, DM 353, LC 227
Tel: 305-348-2977 | Email:

Dr. Jonathan D. Rosen is a research scientist at The Gordon Institute at Florida International University. Previously, he was Research Professor at the Universidad del Mar in Oaxaca, Mexico from August 2013 until October 2015. Dr. Rosen earned his Master's in political science from Columbia University and received his Ph.D. in international studies from the University of Miami in 2012. His research interests include national security, U.S. foreign policy, drug trafficking, organized crime, and Latin American politics. His recent publications include: Jonathan D. Rosen, The Losing War: Plan Colombia and Beyond (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2014); Roberto Zepeda and Jonathan D. Rosen, eds., Cooperation and Drug Policies in the Americas: Trends in the Twenty-First Century (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2014); Bruce M. Bagley and Jonathan D. Rosen, eds., Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today (Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, 2015); Jonathan D. Rosen and Marten W. Brienen, eds., Prisons in the Americas in the Twenty-First Century: A Human Dumping Ground (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2015); Marten W. Brienen and Jonathan D. Rosen, eds., New Approaches to Drug Policies: A Time for Change (Hampshire, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015); and Bruce M. Bagley and Jonathan D. Rosen, eds., Colombia’s Political Economy at the Outset of the Twenty-First Century: From Uribe to Santos and Beyond (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2015). Dr. Rosen’s recent articles include: Jonathan Daniel Rosen and Roberto Zepeda Martínez, “La guerra contra el narcotráfico en México: una guerra perdida,” Revista Reflexiones, 94, 1 (2015): 153-168; Roberto Zepeda Martínez and Jonathan D. Rosen, “Corrupción e inseguridad en México: consecuencias de una democracia imperfecta,” Revista AD UNIVERSA, Año 4, vol. 1(diciembre 2014); Jonathan Daniel Rosen, “Lecciones y resultados del Plan Colombia (2000-2012),” Contextualizaciones Lat., Año 6, número 10 (enero-julio 2014); Jonathan D. Rosen, “Plan Colombia and Beyond: Uribe to Santos (2002 to 2012),” Perspectivas Internacionales, vol. 9, no. 2 (2013); Jonathan Daniel Rosen and Roberto Zepeda Martínez, “La guerra contra las Drogas en Colombia y México: estrategias fracasadas,” Ánfora, vol 21, no. 38, (2014): 179-200.

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