Latin Americanist Fellow and Scholar Arrive at Center

Jan 20, 2004

Dr. Marcos Cueto, a fellow for the 2003-2004 year, arrived at the Center this January. He will be in residence through the end of May. Dr. Cueto, a professor at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, will be working on a project entitled "Global Bodies: Malaria, International Health and Latin America." His research intends to study the most important international health campaign developed in Latin America during the second half of the 20th century: malaria eradication from rural areas by indoor spraying of the insecticide DDT.

Mr. Jesus Silva-Herzog has been a professor of law at the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) since 1995. He is also a weekly columnist for the newspaper Reforma, a frequent contributor to other magazines and newspapers, and a political analyst on Mexican radio. He holds both an M.A. in Political Science and a J.D. degree from Columbia University. At the Wilson Center, he will be a Mexican Council on Foreign Affairs-Wilson Center scholar through the end of March, pursuing as a project "The Democratic Problem."

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