Office: 2134 Sie International Relations Complex
Josef Korbel School of International Studies
University of Denver
2201 South Gaylord Street
Denver, CO 80208
- PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
- MA, University of Colorado
- BA, Occidental College
Research and Expertise
Political economic development in Latin America, U.S.-Latin American relations, Illicit markets in the Americas.
- Lecturer, Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver (2010-present); Director of the International Studies degree (2015-present); Co-Director of the Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration degree (2013-2014), Adjunct Professor (2005-2010);
- Editorial Board, Journal of Trafficking, Organized Crime and Security;
- Senior Research Scholar, Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA);
- Editorial board, Journal of Human Trafficking, Forced Labor and Slavery, Human Trafficking Center, University of Denver (2012);
- Recipient, Ruth Murray Underhill Teaching Award (2011)
- Visiting Professor, McBride Honors Program in Public Affairs, Colorado School of Mines (2005-2006);
- Honorarium Professor of Political Science, University of Colorado, Denver (1992-2004);
- Guest editor, The New World of Politics: An Introduction to Political Science, San Diego: Collegiate Press, 4th edition (1997);
- Guest Reviewer, Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs (1997);
- Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Political and Economic Development in Latin America, University of California, Santa Barbara (1995).
“For the Love of Water: The Ban on Mining in El Salvador,” Washington Report on the Hemisphere, Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA), September 2, 2015
“The Open Pit and the Great Green Macaw in Costa Rica,” Washington Report on the Hemisphere, Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA), August 3, 2015
“Sticks and Stones and Names That Can Hurt You: Cracking Down on Dissent in Peru,” Washington Report on the Hemisphere, Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA), June 17, 2015
“Cuba’s Pivotal Role on the World Stage,” Carnegie Ethics in International Affairs: Carnegie Ethics Online, January 11, 2015
“Humala’s Right Hand Turn in Peru,” Washington Report on the Hemisphere, Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA), September 2, 2014
“The House on the Mountain: How Mining Corrodes Democracy in Peru,” Washington Report on the Hemisphere, Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA), July 30, 2014
Holland, D. L. (2014). Children at the border: Are they refugees from the drug war? International Affairs Forum.
Holland, D. L. (2014). The politics of deportation and the restrictionist movement in the post-9/11 era. Contemporary Justice Review.
Holland, D. L. (2014). Why repression continues in Honduras. Foreign Policy in Focus.
Holland, D. L. (2014). The Lower Aguán in Honduras and the deadly battle over land rights. Carnegie Ethics Online.
- INTS 4324: International Political Economy
- INTS 4501: Comparative Politics
- INTS 4450: Democracy and Militarism in Latin America
- INTS 3703: Illicit Markets in Latin America
- INTS 3705: Political Economic Development in Latin America