Latin America Experts
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...
Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan
Jeffery M. Paige is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Michigan, where he has served as Director of the Center for Research on Social Organization and was a Founder of the Program for the Comparative Study of Social Transformations. His first book, a comparative study of revolution in Vietnam, Peru and Angola, received the Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association....
Researcher, Instituto de Iberoamérica, Universidad de Salamanca (Spain)
My degree in Law was obtained in Lima in 1967 but a scholarship allowed me to discover the following year a complete new approach to legal matters at the University of Wisconsin Law School. I worked as a law professor between 1967 and 1976 but since 1977 I have been working as a social science researcher. My other field of work has been writing op-ed pieces—on social and political affairs—, a fiel...
Professor, Department of International Studies, Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM)
Professor at El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Tijuana
Director, Legislative Strengthening Program, FLASCO
Dean, School of Social Sciences, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Political Analyst and President, CIDAC, Center of Research for Development, Mexico
Luis Rubio is director general 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...