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Catherine Reyes-Housholder Catherine Reyes... Catherine Reyes-Housholder is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Government at Cornell University. She researches representation, the presidency and gender, with a regional focus on Latin America. In addition to her work in Latin American Politics and Society, she has a forthcoming experimental study on symbolic representation and female chief executives in Politics, Groups and Identities. She has also written book chapters on presidents’ use of legislative power to advance pro-women change, the impact of Latin America’s presidentas on women’s engagement and participation and executive institutions and gender in post-transition countries. Her work has been cited by The Washington Post and The New York Times. Check out her web site at www.reyes-housholder.com.
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Cristina Escobar cescobar Cristina Escobar is a Sociologist PhD (University of California San Diego) and was a Postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University and a research associate at the Center for Migration and Development at the same University. She has taught at Temple University, Franklin and Marshall College, West Chester University and Rutgers University-Camden. She has done research on migration and citizenship, transnational immigrant organizations, and migrants’ political participation in the United States and Latin America.
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Carla Guerrón Montero cguerron Carla Guerrón Montero is a cultural and applied anthropologist trained in the United States and Latin America, and specialized in the African diaspora, the anthropology of tourism and the anthropology of food (Panama, Ecuador, Grenada, Brazil). She is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Latin American and Iberian Studies Program at the University of Delaware. Dr. Guerrón Montero has published a book (The Color of the Panela: Study of Afro-Ecuadorian Women in the Afro-Ecuadorian Andes), edited a book, and published extensively in English, Spanish, and Portuguese in professional journals and edited volumes. She is currently working on a book-length manuscript on the construction of Afro-Antillean identities in the context of the Panamanian tourism industry.
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Charlotte Chen chc190 Charlotte Chen is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Economics and Computer Science. This article was written as part of the course “Latin American Economic Development,” a writing seminar offered by Professor Marla Ripoll at the Department of Economics.
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Caroline Hossein chossein Dr. Caroline Shenaz Hossein is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Science at York University. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and Gender (University of Toronto), an MPA (Cornell), a LL.B (University of Kent at Canterbury), and a BA (Saint Mary's University). Dr. Hossein examines the disbursement of financial resources to marginalized communities. Previously, she was a U.S Fulbright Fellow at the University of the West Indies-Mona. In addition to her academic work, she has a decade of experience as a development practitioner in global non-profits, including managing a community bank in Niger. Webpage: http://people.laps.yorku.ca/people.nsf/researcherprofile?readform&shortname=chos...
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Chris van der Borgh Chris van der Borgh Chris van der Borgh is assistant professor at the Centre for Conflict Studies, Utrecht University, specializing in issues of peace and security, political order and international intervention. He has published extensively on the Salvadoran war-to-peace transition and on youth gangs in El Salvador. Recent publications focus on the politics of security provision in Libya, Sudan and El Salvador.
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Christiane Stallaert Christiane Stallaert Christiane Stallaert (1959) is an anthropologist and professor of Hispanic and Latin American Studies and Intercultural Communication at the University of Antwerp (Belgium). Her main fields of research are Anthropology and Cultural Translation, Ethnicity and Nationalism, Migration and Religious Conversion. She is the author of: Ni una gota de sangre impura. La España inquisitorial y la Alemania nazi cara a cara (2006), Perpetuum Mobile. Entre la balcanización y la aldea global (2004), Etnogénesis y etnicidad en España. Una aproximación histórico-antropológica al casticismo (1998).
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Christien Klaufus cklaufus Christien Klaufus is Assistent Professor of Human Geography at the Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation, University of Amsterdam. She specializes in urban studies and the Andean region. She holds a Master's degree in Architecture (1993) and a PhD in Cultural Anthropology (2006). She is the author of Urban Residence (Berghahn 2006) and editor of Housing and Belonging in Latin America (Berghahn 2015). She has published international articles on housing, migrant architecture, urban development and, recently, on urban deathscapes in Latin America. Webpage: http://www.cedla.uva.nl/20_research/researchers/Christien_Klaufus.
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Claudia Ferman claudia_ferman Dr. Claudia Ferman is Associate Professor of Latin American and Film Studies at the University of Richmond, as well as documentarian and film programmer. She is the documentary film review editor for the Latin American Research Review.
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Cláudia Lemos claudia_lemos Cláudia Lemos has a Ph.D. in Literature from Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG, 2001). She is a journalist at TV Câmara and a researcher at Cefor, the Training Center of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies.

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