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Program Staff

Benjamin Gedan

Benjamin Gedan

Director, Latin America Program // Director, Argentina Project
Anders Beal

Anders Beal

Program Associate
Beatriz Garcia Nice

Beatriz García Nice

Program Associate / GBV Project Lead
Oscar Cruz

Oscar M. Cruz

Program Associate, Communications, Latin American Program
Cindy Arnson

Cynthia J. Arnson

Distinguished Fellow, Latin America Program
Maximiliano Bello

Maximiliano Bello

Global Fellow, Latin American Program;
COP 26 Ocean Champion
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William Brownfield

Distinguished Fellow;
Career Ambassador serving as US Ambassador to Chile, Venezuela, and Colombia from 2001-2010; former Assistant Secretary of State for Drugs and Law Enforcement
Francisco de Santibañes

Francisco de Santibañes

Global Fellow;
Director, Argentine Council for International Relations Author, Argentina and the World: Keys to Successful Integration
Richard Feinberg

Richard E. Feinberg

Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Diego; Former Senior Director for Inter-American Affairs at the National Security Council
Jerry Haar

Jerry Haar

Global Fellow;
Professor of International Business and Executive Director for the Americas, College of Business, Florida International University
Jorge Heine

Jorge Heine

Global Fellow;
Research Professor, Boston University; Co-editor,  FIXING HAITI : MINUSTAH AND BEYOND. 
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Maryhen Jiménez Morales

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow at the University of Oxford and Wilson Center
Boris Muñoz

Boris Muñoz

Former Public Policy Fellow;
Independent journalist and editor
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Margaret Myers

Former Fellow;
Director, Asia and Latin America Program, Inter-American Dialogue
Eric L. Olson

Eric L. Olson

Global Fellow;
Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives, Seattle International Foundation
Michael Penfold

Michael A. Penfold

Global Fellow;
Professor of Political Science, Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA) Business and Public Policy School, Venezuela
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Annie Pforzheimer

Global Fellow;
Former U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission in Afghanistan
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Arturo C. Porzecanski

Global Fellow;
Research Fellow, Center for Latin American & Latino Studies, American University
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Francisco Sagasti

Wilson Center Abraham F. Lowenthal Fellow;
Former President of the Republic of Peru
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Francisco Urdinez

Associate Professor of Political Scence, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
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Patricia I. Vásquez

Global Fellow;
Independent Energy Expert, Former Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace