Latin America Experts
President of the International Bar Association for 2003-2005; former Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the United Nations for Argentina
Ambassador Cardenas--a lawyer, law professor, writer, and diplomat--is from Buenos Aires, Argentina. After graduating from the University of Buenos Aires Law School, he received a Master's degree from the University of Michigan Law School and carried out further studies at Princeton and at the University of California/Berkeley. He spent many years in private law practice in Buenos Aires, and he...
Former Governor of Michoacán, Mexico
ExpertiseMexican and Latin American Migrant Workers' Hometown Associations in the U.S.; immigrant reform in the U.S.; immigration in U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Latin America relations
M.A. Candidate, Nova Southeastern University
EducationM.A. candidate in conflict analysis and resolution at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Director of Health Initiative of the Americas, at the School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley
Mexico Bureau Chief, Dallas Morning News
PhD candidate at the University of Georgia
Associate Professor, Universidad de Santiago de Chile; Expert on public security issues in Latin America
In Chile I am an advisor to the Undersecretary of Interior for public security issues where among other things I work on program evaluation and monitoring. In Mexico I am currently finishing a book on the challenges of the City of Mexico Police Department, a work that also draws on my experience as a consultant to the Secretary of Public Security of de City of Mexico and the Chief Advisor of newly...
Former Unit Chief for Economic Relations and International Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico
Chair, FLACSO-Ecuador, Department of Political Studies, Ecuador
I am currently Chair of Political Studies and Director of the Ph.D. program in Social Sciences at the Latin American Faculty for Social Sciences FLACSO-Ecuador. Before joining FLACSO I was Associate Professor of Sociology at Northeastern University, and at Drew University. I got my Ph.D. in sociology from the New School for Social Research. I have published extensively on Latin American populism,...
Co-director of InSight Crime
Steven Dudley is the Co-director of InSight Crime, a joint initiative of American University in Washington DC, and the Foundation InSight Crime in Medellin, Colombia, which monitors, analyzes and investigates organized crime in the Americas. Based in Washington D.C., Dudley works with a team of eleven investigators and various contributors throughout the region to give the public a more complete v...