Scholars

Former Vice Minister of the Interior, Peru; Columnist, Perú21
Carlos Basombrío is a Peruvian sociologist and journalist. He works as an independent researcher and consultant for Peruvian and international organizations. He writes a bi-weekly column at Peru 21, a Peruvian leading newspaper, where he has served as Press Ombudsman since 2015. He is the consulting director of the Woodrow Wilson Center Latin American Program citizen security project.  H...
Associate Professor, Universidad de Santiago de Chile; Expert on public security issues in Latin America
Lucía has both academic and public policy experience thought Latin America.  At the academic level she has done research in different Universities in Argentina (1999-2000) and Chile (2000-2013).  In Argentina she was an Associate researcher at the Center of Security and Society at the National University of General San Martin (1999-2001) and Academic coordinator  of Universidad Empr...
Professor of Management & International Business, College of Business, Florida International University
Jerry Haar is professor and former associate dean and director of the Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center in Florida International University’s College of Business Administration. He is also a senior research fellow at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business and a Research Affiliate of Harvard's David Rockefeller Center of Latin American Studies. He has held visiting app...
Director, Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World: Cyber, Media, Public Diplomacy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, MA.
Senior Scholar
Dr. Joseph S. Tulchin served as Director of the Latin American Program from 1989 through 2005. His areas of expertise are U.S. foreign policy, inter-American relations, contemporary Latin America, strategic planning, and social science research methodology. Dr. Tulchin was previously Professor of History and Director of International Programs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, whe...
Researcher in Residence, American University
Alexander Wilde was from 2000-04 the Ford Foundation Vice President for Communications, with global responsibilities for three primary program areas and 12 overseas offices. He formerly directed Ford’s regional office in Santiago, Chile (1994-99), supporting innovative work in Colombia, Peru, Chile, and Argentina. From 1987-93, he directed WOLA (the Washington Office on Latin America), an NG...