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Abigail Friendly abigail_friendly Dr. Abigail Friendly is a research fellow in the Global Cities Institute, University of Toronto. She received her PhD in planning from the University of Toronto and her MSc in global politics from the London School of Economics. Her research focuses on participatory planning, issues of social justice, land value capture and state-society relations in the context of planning in Brazilian cities.
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Adolfo Garcé Adolfo Garcé Doctor en Ciencia Política (Universidad de la República). Profesor en Régimen de Dedicación Total en el Instituto de Ciencia Política, FCS-UDELAR.
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Alice Driver adriver Dr. Alice Driver is the author of More or Less Dead: Feminicide, Haunting, and the Ethics of Representation in Mexico and the translator of Abecedario de Juárez, a collaboration between journalist Julián Cardona and artist Alice Leora Briggs that explores and maps the new language of violence in Mexico. Driver is a columnist at Vela and Al Jazeera English where she writes about activism, human rights, and women’s rights. In 2013, Dr. Driver completed at postdoctoral fellowship at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexico City. Webpage: http://alicedriver.com/
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Andrea Dyrness adyrness Andrea Dyrness is an Associate Professor of Educational Studies at Trinity College. She teaches courses on culture, migration and citizenship in education. Her research has explored the citizenship practices of transnational Latino communities in the United States, Central America, and most recently, Spain. Andrea holds a Ph.D. in Social & Cultural Studies in Education from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. in Anthropology & Educational Studies from Brown University. She has held fellowships and appointments in El Salvador, Spain, and Denmark.
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Alan West-Durán alanwestduran Alan West-Durán is Associate Professor in the Department of Modern Languages at the Northeastern University. He was born in Cuba and raised in Puerto Rico. He is a poet, translator, essayist, and critic. His interests and research are in Caribbean literature, Afro-Cuban culture (art, music, religions, and literature) and Latin American Film.
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Alba Ruibal Alba Ruibal Alba Ruibal’s research focuses on social movements and legal change in Latin America; the constitutional politics of abortion rights; subnational legal mobilization. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science (FLACSO-Mexico), a Ph.D. in Law (European University Institute), and a Master Degree in Politics (New York University), and has been a Post-doctoral fellow at the Institute of Legal Research, UNAM. Her work has been published in journals such as Política y gobierno; Latin American Politics and Society; Latin American Research Review; Mexican Law Review; Revista Mexicana de Sociología; Isonomía. Revista de Teoría y Filosofía del Derecho; The Critical Review.
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Aldo F. Ponce aldoponce Aldo F. Ponce is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Studies at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE). His research focuses on political institutions and elections in Latin America. His work has appeared in such journals as Party Politics, Latin American Research Review, Studies in Comparative International Development, Latin American Politics and Society, Journal of Politics in Latin America, and West European Politics.
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Alexandru Lefter Alefter A native of Romania, Alexandru Lefter has lived in the United States for the past 11 years and is completing his Ph.D. dissertation in Hispanic Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh. He has traveled extensively to Latin America and will begin teaching as an assistant professor of Spanish at the University of Jamestown in North Dakota this upcoming August.
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Alejandro Pizzi Alejandro Pizzi Licenciado en Sociología por la Universidad de Buenos Aires. Máster en Sociología Económica (Universidad Nacional General San Martín -Argentina-) y Máster y Doctorado en Economía y Empresa, con orientación en Sociología, por la Universidad Rovira i Virgili (España). Actualmente profesor de Sociología en la Universidad de Valencia (España). Las principales líneas de investigación son los movimientos sociales, la sociología económica y las relaciones laborales. Ha escrito varios libros y artículos en revistas especializadas sobre estas temáticas.
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Alek Suni aleksuni Alek Suni is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where he studied economics with a minor in Mandarin Chinese and a certificate in Latin American studies through CLAS. He has studied or worked in China, Ecuador, and most recently Brazil, where he spent a year conducting research on policies for alternative renewable energy sources as a Fulbright grantee. He now lives and works in Chicago.

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