Latin America Experts
Senior Researcher, Centro Boliviano de Estudios Multidisciplinarios (CEBEM)
As an undergraduate student at the University of Marburg and the Free University of Berlin my key interests were in political philosophy and my focus was on philosophical foundations of politics and modernity. Berlin was then at the heart of the Cold War and the confrontation of radically different political systems. My first intellectual and political experiences were deeply marked by this contex...
Department of Political Science, George Washington University
From my undergraduate education to my current project, there have been twists and turns in my intellectual trajectory. However, like most scholars, since my dissertation research I have sought to contribute to knowledge through studies for which I have a base of expertise and which, hopefully, help resolve important concerns in the specific countries at the time. As an undergraduate at Harvard Uni...
Migration Policy Institute
Former Chief Executive Officer, John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Boston.
Associate Professor, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia
Donny Meertens, PhD in Social Science (Nijmegen University, The Netherlands), is a social anthropologist (MA University of Amsterdam), with a long research history in Colombia. Currently Associate Professor at Javeriana University (Bogotá, Colombia) in the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations, she has been co-founder and Associate Professor in the School for Gender Studies, at...
Professor at El Colegio de México, Mexico City
Professor of Political Science, Instituto Tecnologico de Mexico (ITAM)
Professor Emeritus, Indiana University at Bloomington
Vice President and Senior Fellow, Instituto Mexicano para la Competitivad, A.C., Mexico
Eric L. Olson is the Associate Director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. His research and writing has focused primarily on security issues and the impacts of crime, organized crime, and violence on democracies. He has also written about police reform and judicial institutions as a vehicle for addressing the p...