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Dr. Anita Isaacs is the Benjamin R. Collins Professor of Social Sciences at Haverford College. Her research focuses on the challenges of peace building and transitional justice in Guatemala. She has been a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania, the Facultad Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) in Guatemala City, and a visiting scholar at New York University’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. In addition to teaching, she has consulted on corruption and organized crime in Central America for the U.S. Department of State, Freedom House, and a number of newspapers and magazines including the New York Times and New Yorker. Dr. Isaacs holds a D.Phil. in Politics and an M.Phil in Latin American Studies from Oxford University and a first class honors B.A. in Political Science from McGill University.

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