Central America Experts

Dr. Cynthia J. Arnson is director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.  Her most recent work has focused on democratic governance, conflict resolution, citizen security and organized crime, international relations, and U.S. policy in the Western hemisphere. Arnson is a member of the editorial advisory board of Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica, th...
Security and Conflict Resolution Expert; Former Consultant, United Nations Development Program and Organization of American States
Juan Carlos Garzón-Vergara is a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center (Washington, DC) and a research associate at Fundación Ideas para la Paz (Colombia). Garzón is an international advisor on security and drug policy reform. Some of his current projects include analyzing the marijuana regulation experiences and assessing the consequences of the drug law enforcement in Latin America. Garzón c...
Non-resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Diana Villiers Negroponte is writing a book about James A. Baker’s role as Secretary of State from 1989-1992.  The book reviews U.S. foreign policy of the period and asks whether the U.S. should have done more to help the Soviet Union transition into a prosperous, democratic state. Prior to joining the Wilson Center, Diana spent 7 years as a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, f...