Jonathan D. Rosen is an Assistant Professor at Holy Family University. Previously, he worked as a research scientist at The Gordon Institute at Florida International University. He also has worked as a Research Professor at the Universidad del Mar in Oaxaca, Mexico. Dr. Rosen earned his Master’s in political science from Columbia University and received his Ph.D. from the University of Miami. He has authored, co-authored, and co-edited 12 books. Some of his recent publications include: Jonathan D. Rosen, The Losing War: Plan Colombia and Beyond (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2014); Bruce M. Bagley and Jonathan D. Rosen, eds., Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today (Gainesville, FL:: 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, MD: Lexington Books, 2015); and Marten W. Brienen and Jonathan D. Rosen, eds., New Approaches to Drug Policies: A Time for Change (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).