Steven Dudley, United States, is co-director of InSight Crime, an online media initiative based at American University in Washington, D.C. that monitors and investigates organized crime in the Americas.
Dudley is a senior fellow at American University's Center for Latin American and Latino Studies. Before that he was Andean Region bureau chief for the Miami Herald. Dudley has reported from Haiti, Brazil, Nicaragua, Cuba and Miami for many media outlets including National Public Radio, the BBC, the Economist and The Washington Post.
He has produced a documentary profiling a Colombian lawyer who defends drug traffickers and paramilitaries and authored the book Walking Ghosts: Murder and Guerrilla Politics in Colombia, which was translated into Spanish as "Armas y Urnas."
Dudley has won numerous journalism prizes and was a Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University.
He also has lectured at Yale University and American University.