Latin America Experts
Professor, Department of History, Stony Brook University
My interest in Latin America was born in the mid-1960s in rural Pátzcuaro, Mexico, where I taught an adult literacy class to young Tarascan women. That experience, along with the tenor of the times, helped shape the scholarly agenda I was to follow for the next decades-—the study of colonial power relations, agrarian problems, peasant livelihood and resistance, and indigenous mobilizati...
Lecturer at the National School of Public Administration and Researcher-in-residence at the Center for United States Studies of the Raoul-Dandurand Chair in Diplomatic and Strategic Studies at the University of Quebec in Montréal
Associate Director of the North American Center for Transborder Studies
Erik Lee serves as Associate Director at the North American Center for Transborder Studies (NACTS) at Arizona State University. He has extensive knowledge of U.S.-Mexico crossborder public policy in the areas of competitiveness, sustainability, security and education. As Associate Director, he is responsible for a variety of areas, including legislative research, policy advising and coordination w...
James Orin Murfin Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan
Special Advisor, São Paulo Research Foundation, Brazil
ExperienceFounder of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center as well as the founding president of the Pacific Council for International Policy, he was most recently a professor of international relations at the University of Southern California.
Director of the Ph.D. Program in Social Sciences, University of San Marcos, Lima
EducationPh.D., New School for Social Research, New York CityExperienceJuly 2001-July 2002, Peru's Minister of Education; Domestic Policy Governor of the Peruvian President, Alejandro Toledo
Ambassador of Chile to Argentina; Former Ambassador of Chile to Mexico
Professor at ITAM, Mexico City
Professor of Economics and Director, PhD Program in Economics at the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM)
EducationPhD (1993) Economics, University of California, Los AngelesB.A. (1987) Social Sciences (Economics), Universidad Catolica del Peru