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Alexis Vargas alexis.vargas10 Alexis Vargas is from Bolivia. She is candidate for a Master’s in Public Administration majoring in Policy Research and Analysis. She studied Business Administration at the Military School of Engineering in Bolivia. She worked for the Government of Bolivia., at the Ministry of Education of Bolivia and at the Ministry of Culture. She found Harmony of the Andes which is a startup nonprofit organization to be based in the United States developing health education programs for street children in Bolivia. She is an part-time instructor at the University of Pittsburgh
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Alfonso Buzzo Alfonso Buzzo Born and raised in Argentina, I have been working in development for the last ten years in a local slum with crack addicts and homeless people. After moving to Pittsburgh, I am currently an MID candidate at Pitt. Development and Latin American Social Justice are my main concerns, and I am willing to spend some time working in Washington after graduation at either the World or Inter-American Development Bank.
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Alfonso Gallardo Myers Alfonso_Myers Alfonso is a visiting scholar from University of Salamanca at the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a senior PhD candidate in the program, “Rule of Law and Global Governance.” He holds a Master degree in "Corruption and Rule of Law" and a Master degree in "Democracy and Good Government" both from University of Salamanca, Spain, and a specialization in Political Development by the ICADEP, in Mexico. He is currently the recipient of the National Youth Award given by the Mexican Federal Government and Presidency of Mexico, and a current fellow of the National Council of Science and Technology of Mexico, CONACYT.
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Alyssa Silver Alysete Alyssa Silver is currently a senior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Information Science with a Certificate in Latin American Studies. Ms. Silver is an intern with the Center for Latin American Studies and Panoramas as a Jr. Web Designer. Alyssa has traveled in Latin America and lived in Argentina for over a year. She is fluent in Spanish and loves learning new languages. She will be graduating in December of 2014 with the prospects of traveling to more countries in Latin America and continuing to learn about their culture.
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Amanda Seim Amanda Seim is an undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Social Sciences. She lived in Nicaragua and Mexico for five years of her childhood, which fostered a strong interest in Latin American culture, history and politics. She is in her senior year.
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Andrew Van Treeck amv56 Andrew Van Treeck is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Economics, Political Science, and History. This article was written as part of the course ‘Latin American Economic Development’, a writing seminar offered by Professor Marla Ripoll in the Department of Economics.
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Ana Belén Benito Sánchez ana.belen.benito Ana Belén Benito es Doctora en Ciencia Política por la Universidad de Salamanca y miembro colaborador de FLACSO-España. Ha sido investigadora en el Instituto de Iberoamérica (2008), becaria del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de la Cooperación de España (2009-2010), consultora externa del Banco Mundial (2012) e investigadora visitante en FLACSO-República Dominicana (2010). En este país ha desarrollado su principal actividad de investigación, gestión académica y observación electoral (OEA, Transparency International), con publicaciones en revistas de Europa, Estados Unidos y América Latina. Actualmente es investigadora postdoctoral del programa «García Pelayo» en el Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales (CEPC) de España.
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Ana Amélia M. C. de Melo ana_amelia_de_melo Ana Amélia M. C. de Melo é professora no Departamento de História na Universidade Federal do Ceará. Tem desenvolvido trabalhos em torno da relação entre escritores e política.
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André Cicalo Andre73 André Cicalo is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the King’s College of London, and holds a PhD in Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester (UK). His work has extensively dealt with race, racial inequalities, affirmative action, slavery and black collective memory in Brazil. He authored the ethnographic monograph ‘Urban Encounters: Affirmative Action and Black Identities in Brazil’ (Palgrave Macmillan 2012) – LASA Prize 2013, and several academic articles on this subject.
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Andrea Cabel andreacabel She is a PhD candidate of the Hispanic Languages and Literatures department. She is the recipient of the Mellon Fellowship and she was the recipient of two CLAS research grant which she used to travel to the Bora community in Iquitos in 2012 and in 2015 to travel to the Awajun Community in Santa María de Nieva and Bagua. Both in the Peruvian jungle. Andrea publishes critical reviews in a number of newspapers, including El Comercio, La Republica and Expreso. Her work also appears in several national and international magazines. Degrees BA, Hispanic Literature, Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) MA, Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh Political Journalism and Cultural Analysis, Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya en Lima Interculturality and Indigenous Amazonian Peoples, Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya en Lima Selected Publications Las falsas actitudes del agua (2006, 1st edition; 2007 2nd edition; 2014 1st Mexican edition) Uno rojo (2011, 1st edition; 2012 Underwood collection) Latitud de fuego (2012) A dónde volver. Poemas "reunidos" (Pittsburgh, 2016)

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