Romain Le Cour Grandmaison is the President and Co-Founder of Noria. He is completing a PhD in Political Science at the Sorbonne University. Romain is also a Visiting Scholar at the History Department at Columbia University, and an Associate Researcher in the ERC "Civil Wars" Program.
Since 2013, he has conducted more than 3 years of fieldwork in Mexico, covering organized crime and violence in Michoacan and Guerrero. He has been a consultant for several United Nations agencies and Think Tanks such as México Evalua. He is the co-author of the book "The State, after all. Building Authority Amidst Violence" (L’État malgré tout. Produire l’autorité dans la violence) published in France with Éditions Karthala in 2019.
Research Area: Mexico Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish