Eva van Roekel is assistant professor in Cultural Anthropology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and specialises in conflict, morality, and human rights in Latin America. She is author of the awarded monograph Phenomenal Justice. Violence and Morality in Argentina. Her current work focuses on the Venezuelan humanitarian crisis, transnational crime and natural resource extraction. She has worked with both progressive and conservative communities in Venezuela and Argentina, victims and perpetrators of state repression, Venezuelan migrants and political opponents and supporters of chavism. She has experience with Catholic communities and Santeria in Venzuela.