Eugenio Weigend is the associate director for Gun Violence Prevention at American Progress. His work has focused on public security. He has conducted research on arms trafficking, organized crime and violence, firearm regulations in the United States, and the illegal flow of weapons into Mexico. He has a Ph.D from Tecnologico de Monterrey and a master’s degree in public affairs from Brown University.

By Eugenio Weigend Vargas
4 Reasons Not To Buy Guns in Response to the COVID-19 PandemicCenter for American ProgressMarch 23, 2020
Gun Theft in the United States: A State-by-State AnalysisCenter for American ProgressMarch 4, 2020
Gun Violence in America: A State-by-State AnalysisCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2019
Beyond Our Borders but Within Our ControlCenter for American ProgressNovember 1, 2019
Should Mexico Adopt Permissive Gun Policies: Lessons from the United StatesMexican Law ReviewJanuary 24, 2019
Weak Gun Laws and Public Safety Concerns in the State of MissouriCenter for American ProgressOctober 29, 2018
America’s Youth Under FireCenter for American ProgressMay 4, 2018
Gun Violence in IowaCenter for American ProgressApril 4, 2018
Beyond Our BordersCenter for American ProgressFebruary 2, 2018
Stolen Guns in AmericaCenter for American ProgressJuly 25, 2017
Improving Mexico’s Economic Competitiveness Through Security CooperationCenter for American ProgressMay 2, 2017
We’re sending guns, crime to MexicoLos Angeles TimesMarch 2, 2017
Gun Violence Across AmericaCenter for American ProgressOctober 11, 2016
America Under FireCenter for American ProgressOctober 11, 2016
Pennsylvania Under the GunCenter for American ProgressMay 16, 2016
Hate and Guns: A Terrifying CombinationCenter for American ProgressFebruary 24, 2016
Virginia Under the GunCenter for American ProgressOctober 27, 2015
The Senate must act to help curb gun trafficking to MexicoFox News LatinoJune 8, 2015
Fact Sheets: Federal Legislative Gun IssuesCenter for American ProgressJanuary 28, 2015
In the CrosshairsCenter for American ProgressJanuary 22, 2015