Andrei Gomez-Suarez is Director of the Rodeemos el Diálogo (ReD) Foundation, teacher at Alberto Merani Institute (Bogotá), and member of the Exile and Reconciliation Commission (CER). He currently lives in Bogotá. Andrei is the author of Genocide Geopolitics and Transnational Networks (Routledge, 2015) and El Triunfo del No (Icono, 2016). His research on the UP genocide and the Santos-FARC peace talks has been published in the Journal of Genocide Research, Third World Quarterly, International Community Law Review, Revista de Estudios sobre Genocidio, Estudios Políticos, and in various edited books. His research interests are: geopolitics, conflict resolution, education, and transitional justice. He calls this research agenda: Peace Process Pedagogy (forthcoming article in Comparative Education). Andrei has taught on Colombian Politics, International Security, International Relations, Peace Processes and Post-Conflict Reconstruction, and Transitional Justice at the University of Sussex, and the University of Los Andes, the University of Cauca and Externado University in Colombia. Andrei studied International Relations (DPhil) and Contemporary War and Peace Studies (MA) at the University of Sussex and Conflict Resolution (GD) and Political Science (BS) at the University of Los Andes.
His current research focuses on the genocide of the Unión Patriótica (UP), UP Refugees in Europe, the Santos-FARC peace talks and the politics of post-conflict reconstruction.