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Francisco Cantú Francisco_Cantu Francisco Cantu is an assistant professor in the department of Political Science at the University of Houston. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego in 2013. His research interests are comparative politics, political economy, and quantitative methods. His current research projects include detecting different forms of electoral manipulation in developing democracies; measuring the effects of vote-buying in Latin America; identifying the effects of perceptions on electoral integrity in Mexico; and analyzing the consequences of elections in non-democratic countries. Webpage: http://fcantu.net/
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Danilo Freire freire_LARR PhD candidate in the Department of Political Economy at King's College London with a thesis on organized crime in Latin America. My thesis supervisor is Professor David Skarbek. His main topics of interest are prison gangs, civil wars, organized crime and Brazilian politics. He is also interested in research methods, mainly in causal inference designs, meta-analysis, Bayesian data analysis, and survey experiments. http://danilofreire.com/
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Gabriela Gómez Gabriela Gómez Instituto de Ciencias de la Educación, Universidad de O’Higgins, Rancagua, Chile.
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Gary Bland gbland Fellow in Democratic Governance at RTI International, an applied research institute based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. An M.A. and doctorate in Latin American Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. A scholar of Latin American affairs and comparative politics, particularly at the subnational level. Present research and development work focused on democratization, decentralization, participatory governance, and election quality. Recent research and publications address democracy assistance in Latin America, local democratic transition, and participatory budgeting.
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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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Hilary Goodfriend Goodfriend_LARR Hilary Goodfriend nació en Seattle, Washington, Estados Unidos, en 1989. Estudió su licenciatura en Estudios Latinoamericanos en la Universidad de Nueva York (NYU), donde se graduó Summa Cum Laude en 2012. En 2016, se graduó Summa Cum Laude de la Maestría de Comunicaciones de la Universidad Centroamericana "José Simeón Cañas" (UCA), donde imparte hoy una materia de investigación cultural. Además de su desempeño académico, Hilary escribe sobre los impactos de la política norteamericana en El Salvador para publicaciones estadounidenses como Jacobin Magazine yNorth American Congress on Latin America (NACLA). Ha formado parte de la junta directiva del Comité en Solidaridad con el Pueblo de El Salvador (CISPES), y actualmente es integrante de la junta editorial de NACLA.

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