Latin America Experts

Boston University
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Mexico Institute Advisory Board Member President, Center of Research for Development (CIDAC), Mexico
Luis Rubio is chairman of CIDAC (Center of Research for Development), an independent research institution devoted to the study of economic and political policy issues. He is a prolific writer on political, economic and international subjects. Before joining CIDAC, in the 1970's he was planning director of Citibank in Mexico and served as an adviser to Mexico's Secretary of the Treasury. He...
Dean of Humanities and Professor of History; UC California, Irvine
University of the Pacific, Lima, Peru
Former Mexican Ambassador to the United States
Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan is a Member of the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute Advisory Board and former Mexican Ambassador to the United States,. The grandson of refugees in Mexico, Sarukhan served as a career diplomat in the Mexican Foreign Service for 20 years and received the rank of career ambassador in 2006. He was posted to the Mexican Embassy in the United States as a junior...
Analyst, U.S. Government
Dr. Brenda Seaver has worked as a CIA analyst for 14 years.  She began her career covering East Asia and has spent the last decade focusing on various countries in South America.  Between 2010-12, Seaver was a Latin America Regional Analyst at the US Department of State's Bureau of Intelligence and Research.  She recently completed a two-year rotation to the CIA's Red Cell...
Andrew Selee was named Executive Vice President of the Wilson Center in January 2014. Prior to this position, Selee was the Wilson Center’s Vice President for Programs.  He was the founding Director the Center’s Mexico Institute from 2003-12.  He is an adjunct professor of Government at Johns Hopkins University and of International Affairs at George Washington University and...
Professor, INSPER
Milton Seligman, Brazilian, received his bachelors degree in electrical engineer from the Federal University of Saint Maria. He has grounded his career working for the Brazilian electric power system and for several companies in the computer technology industry. Later on, in the public sector, Seligman served his country during President Jose Sarney and President Fernando Henrique Cardoso´s...

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