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Genevieve O’Brien Genevieve O’Brien Genevieve O’Brien is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh double majoring in Economics and Psychology. During her time at Pitt she has been taken a number of research-oriented courses which have inspired her to pursue a career in market research after graduation. She also hopes to attend graduate school sometime in the near future.
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Gerardo Aguilar Molinari Gerardo.Aguilar... Gerardo Aguilar Molinari was born in Costa Rica. He holds a Bachelors degree with honors in Spanish Philology from the Universidad de Costa Rica and an MA in Romance Languages and Literatures from Texas Tech University. Currently at University of Pittsburgh doctoral program, he is working on his dissertation proposal, a project dealing with communist cultural practices in Central America between 1932 and 1990. He is interested in the relation among praxis, subject, nature and revolution.
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Gerhard Rainer Gerhard Rainer Assistant professor at the Department of Geography, University of Innsbruck Magister in Geography from the University of Innsbruck in 2010; Currently PhD candidate Various long-term research stays in Northwest-Argentina (in total 18 months) Research interests: Tourism, Amenity Migration, Globalization, Rural Change, Indigenous Movements, Political Ecology Webpage: http://www.uibk.ac.at/geographie/personal/rainer/
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Gianluca Passarelli Gianluca Passarelli Associate Professor in Political Science at the Department of Political Science, Sapienza University, Roma. Ph.D. in Comparative and European Politics from the University of Siena, Gianluca has been a postdoc fellow at the Department of Political Science, University of Bologna. He is also a researcher of the Italian National Studies (Itanes). His main research interests concern: presidents of the Republic, political parties, electoral systems, elections and electoral behaviour. His latest book is The Presidentialization of Political Parties (2015).
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Gilberto Aranda GilbertoAranda Doctor en Estudios Latinoamericanos de la Universidad de Chile; Maestro en Estudios Sociales y Políticos, Derechos Humanos Contemporáneos y Estudios Internacionales; Licenciado en Historia y Comunicación Social.
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Davide Grassi grassid Davide Grassi is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Torino. He is currently investigating democratic transitions and their consequences, by means of both qualitative and Configurational Comparative (CCM) methods. He has published books on the topic of democratization in the major areas of the world and several articles on various national and international Journals, such as Journal of International Relations and Development, Latin American Politics and Society, Swiss Political Science Review, Revue Internationale de Politique Comparée and Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica.
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Gustavo Furtado Gustavo Procopi... Gustavo P. Furtado is Assistant Professor of Brazilian and Global Portuguese Studies at Duke University. His research interests include Brazilian cinema and cultural studies, media theory, documentary studies, and contemporary world cinema. He is currently working on a book manuscript provisionally titled “The Cinematic Encounter: Experimental Documentary and Embodiment in Contemporary Brazil.”
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Andrés Ham hamandres I am a Honduran PhD student in Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Illinois. My interests include Applied Econometrics, Inequality, and Development Economics. Most of my research is empirical and focuses on Latin America and developing countries.
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Howard Campbell hcampbel Professor and Chairman. Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology, UTEP. El Paso, Texas.
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Heloisa Pait Heloisa.Pait Heloisa Pait is a regular contributor to Panoramas and teaches sociology of the media at UNESP-São Paulo State University. Her PhD dissertation, defended at the New School for Social Research, New York, dealt with the individual challenges posed by mediated communication. She spent one year in Pittsburgh on a Fulbright scholarship, teaching courses on Brazilian culture and society. Heloisa writes on media, culture and politics for the non-specialized public, and she also writes fiction. For more information, check her blog at heloisapait.wordpress.com or write to heloisa.pait@fulbrightmail.org.

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