Professor Abraham’s research focuses primarily on social movements, contentious politics, and insurgencies in Latin America and the Caribbean; US foreign policy towards Latin America; and their historical repercussions for human security, development, and peace.
He has conducted extensive fieldwork in Colombia, and currently endeavors research on Colombia, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. Apart from his own research, Professor Abraham has also been involved with research on social movement incorporation in Latin America, labor and social welfare policy in Latin America, the Venezuelan migration crisis; and mental health policy in Latin America and the Caribbean.
In addition to his research activities, Professor Abraham currently helps coordinate a Colombian Peace Building Initiative called Travesías Por la Paz. He also a collaborator for Boricuas Unidos en la Diáspora – a national advocacy organization for Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans; a collaborator for One Michigan for Immigrant Rights; and serves as the vice president of the Puerto Rican Independence Party in the Diaspora (DPIP for its abbreviation in Spanish).