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Kevin D. Reyes

INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS • Research • UX • Information MGMT

Kevin D. Reyes (@KevinDReyes) is an all-source intelligence analyst in Los Angeles, consulting for firms and law enforcement to monitor and combat transnational illicit markets and intellectual-property crimes.

He previously served as a fellow and research associate at the award-winning Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley School of Law, working on issues of international criminal law and sexual violence with organizations such as the International Criminal Court (ICC), as well as contributing to the establishment of an open-source intelligence-based (OSINT) lab for human rights investigations.

Most recently, he worked on user experience (UX) design and information management as a law library manager at American University Washington College of Law. In 2015, he was a fellow at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, investigating transitional justice and civilian security issues in Latin America.

His current research interests span U.S. foreign policy and national security affairs, political economy, OSINT, misinformation and democratic engagement, transnational illicit networks, and UX design. He is the author of scholarly articles in the Global Societies Journal and Columbia East Asia Review, and has also written for the Globe Post. Reyes is consulting editor of the American University National Security Law Brief.

Reyes received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied U.S. national security history and international political economy, and was recipient of 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.

In addition to having work acknowledged by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and denounced by ousted Guatemalan president Otto Pérez Molina, Reyes has contributed to work with 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 Committee on Foreign Relations, and several U.S. House representatives.