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Kevin D. Reyes

INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS • Research • UX • Information MGMT

Kevin D. Reyes (@KevinDReyes) is associate director of intelligence at a consulting firm in Los Angeles, where he works to monitor and combat transnational criminal networks and illicit markets. In this role, he manages all-source, open-source, and human intelligence.

Reyes previously served as a fellow and research associate at the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley School of Law, where he worked on issues of international criminal law and sexual violence with organizations such as the International Criminal Court (ICC). While at the Human Rights Center, he also contributed to the establishment of the Human Rights Investigations Lab (#HRCLab).

In 2015, he investigated transitional justice and civilian security issues in Latin America as a fellow at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. Reyes has also worked in the law libraries at American University Washington College of Law and UC Berkeley School of Law.

His current research interests span U.S. foreign policy and national security affairs, political economy, open-source intelligence, transnational criminal networks, and international criminal law. He is the author of scholarly articles on American foreign policy and political economy in the Global Societies Journal and Columbia East Asia Review. Reyes was consulting editor of the American University National Security Law Brief from 2017 to 2019.

Reyes is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied U.S. national security history and international political economy, and received several awards and honors from the Institute of Governmental Studies, the Goldman School of Public Policy’s Center on Civility and Democratic Engagement, and the UC Washington Center.

Reyes has contributed to work with organizations such as the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the Colombia Steering Committee, the Foreign Law Guide, the International Crimes Division of the High Court of Uganda, the U.S. Senate Committees on Finance and Foreign Relations, and several U.S. House representatives..