Wilson Hernandez

Wilson is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania. He studied Economics in Peru and obtained a Master’s degree in Comparative Development Studies at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris. Before Penn, he worked as a researcher at GRADE (Peru) on issues related to policing, gender-based violence, and justice.

He is currently working on a randomized controlled trial evaluating a soccer-based program to enhance children’s socio-emotional skills to change negative gender norms and reduce gender-based violence. He is also engaged in other projects, including assessing the impact of femicide news on help-seeking behavior and gender-based violence in Peru and evaluating the impact of adolescent curfews in the US.