Erin McFee is a political anthropologist who leads the “Trust after Betrayal” research initiative out of the London School of Economics (LSE) Latin America and Caribbean Centre (LACC) on the integration of formerly armed actors into conflict-affected communities. McFee is also a Scholar-in-Residence at the Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University and the Lead Researcher for the Office for Military Affiliated Communities (OMAC) at The University of Chicago. She has consulted for the International Organization for Migration | U.N. Agency for Migration in the Latin American and Middle East North Africa (MENA) regions and is on their roster of experts in Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR). McFee holds a doctorate in Human Development from The University of Chicago, as well as an M.A. from the same institution and an MBA from Simmons University in Boston. She has obtained Executive Certificates from various institutions in Leading Change (HKS), Development in Conflict-Affected and Fragile Contexts (The Geneva Institute), and Climate Change and Policy (HKS).