Contributors

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Barry Cannon bcannon Dr. Barry Cannon lectures in Politics in the Department of Sociology at Maynooth University, Ireland. Books include Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution: Populism and Democracy in a Globalised Age (MUP, 2009) and Civil Society and the State in Left-led Latin America (Zed, 2012) (edited with Peadar Kirby). He has published articles on Venezuelan and Central American politics in Third World Quarterly, Democratization and Bulletin of Latin American Research amongst others. He was an Irish Research Council ELEVATE post-doctoral fellow between 2010-13.
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Bruce Donoghue bdd30 Bruce Donoghue is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh double majoring in economics and finance. 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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Chris Belasco belascoca Chris Belasco, PhD is a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA). His doctoral research comparatively evaluates the politics, design, and electoral payoff of targeted social programs in Latin America. He holds an MPIA from GSPIA and a BS in Information Science and BA in Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh. He is the Research and Analysis Coordinator at the Ford Institute for Human Security.
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Benjamin Arthur Cowan benjamin_cowan Benjamin Cowan is an associate professor of history at University of California, San Diego. He received his BA from Harvard University and his MA and PhD from UCLA. His book Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil was published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2016. He has also published articles in American Quarterly, Journal of the History of Sexuality, Hispanic American Historical Review, Radical History Review, and other venues. His research interests include right-wing radicalism, morality, sexuality, and twentieth-century imperialism; he specializes in Cold War Brazil, especially the cultural and gender history of the post-1964 era.
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Bernal Herrera bernal.herrera Master en Filosofía (Universidad de Costa Rica), Ph.D. en Literaturas Hispánicas (Harvard University). Catedrático e investigador en la Universidad de Costa Rica, de la que actualmente es Vicerrector de Docencia. Conferencista, investigador y profesor invitado en diversas universidades e instituciones. Autor de dos libros y de numerosos ensayos. Actualmente investiga las relaciones entre la modernidad y el colonialismo.
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Brenda García bgarcia Brenda es doctora en política pública por el Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey; EGAP, Gobierno y Política Pública, Campus Ciudad de México.
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Brianna Duhaime bmd56 My name is Brianna Duhaime and I am a first year graduate student at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. I am studying International Development, focusing on Non Governmental Organizations in an urban atmosphere. I am also pursuing a certificate in Latin American Social and Public Policy. I am from Boston, Massachusetts and got my BA from the University of Maine, Orono. I play rugby and am a crossfit athlete. I will be interning this summer with the nonprofit, The Runa Foundation in the Peruvian Amazon developing a medicinal garden project for local community development.
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Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian bmunoz Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian is Director of the Department of Social Inclusion at the Organization of American States Secretariat for Access to Rights and Equity. Dr. Muñoz-Pogossian holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Florida International University of Miami. She has authored and co-authored numerous publications on elections and election observation, democracy, women in politics, equity and social inclusion, among other topics. She has over 15 years of professional, field work, and research experience in Latin American politics.
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Brian Lander Brian Lander Brian Lander is a sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in finance and supply chain management with a minor in economics.
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Bruno Valim Magalhães bvmagalhaes MSc in International Politics at the Universidade de Brasília (ongoing). BA in International Relations at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Brazil) with Erasmus International exchange in Regional Integration at the Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 (France).

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