Enrique Chaux

Professor of Psychology, Universidad de los Andes in Colombia

Enrique Chaux, Ph. D., is a Full Professor in the Department of Psychology at Universidad de los Andes in Colombia. He holds a doctorate degree in Education from Harvard University, a masters degree in Risk and Prevention from Harvard and a masters degree in Cognitive and Neural Systems from Boston University. Dr. Chaux’s main research interests are prevention of aggression, school violence, citizenship competencies, socio-emotional development, conflicts, bullying, cyberbullying, peace education, and humane education. He led teams that created the Colombian National Standards of Citizenship Competencies, the National Test of Citizenship Competencies, and the school-based program Aulas en Paz (Classrooms in Peace). He has advised the Colombian government on topics related to peace education, school violence and citizenship education. In 2012 he was awarded as one of the best leaders in Colombia.