Winifred Tate

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Winifred Tate "is an assistant professor of anthropology at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, and a visiting research fellow at the National Security Archive. She is the author of Counting the Dead: The Culture and Politics of Human Rights Activism in Colombia (University of California Press Public Anthropology Series, 2007). She has researched political violence, drug trafficking and U.S. foreign policy as a consultant for a number of international organizations, including UNICEF, Human Rights Watch, the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, the U.S. Institute of Peace, Human Rights First and Freedom House. She also worked as a senior fellow and Colombian analyst for three years at the Washington Office on Latin America. Her current research focuses on U.S. foreign policy debates during Plan Colombia, and the impact of these policies on the Putumayo department of southern Colombia. " [1]

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  1. Directors, Latin America Working Group, accessed April 19, 2010.