Geoff Ramsey is WOLA's Research and Communications Associate. In addition to supporting WOLA's press outreach, he prepares analyses of some of the hemisphere's most pressing human rights, drug policy, and security issues. Before joining WOLA, Mr. Ramsey worked as a researcher for the Open Society Foundation’s Latin America Program. His most recent work involved monitoring civil society advocacy for and implementation of 2013 drug policy reforms in Uruguay, where he lived for nearly two years. Prior to that he spent two years living in Colombia and Brazil, where he researched and reported on regional insecurity issues for InSight Crime.
Mr. Ramsey earned his master’s degree in International Affairs from the American University School of International Service, as well a bachelor’s degree in International Studies with a minor in Spanish from AU.