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John Crabtree jfdc261250 John Crabtree is a research associate of the Latin American Centre, Oxford University, and a senior member of Saint Antony’s College. He holds BA/MA degrees in modern history from Oxford University, a BPhil from Liverpool University and a PhD from Oxford Brookes University. He has written and lectured widely on the politics of Latin America, with a specialist interest in the politics of the Andean region. His latest book is ‘Bolivia: Processes of Change’, published in 2013 by Zed Press. His PhD thesis topic was on electoral politics in Peru, and he is currently working on a book about extractive industries in Peru.
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Juan Velasquez JFVelasquez Colombian musicologist and violinist. He studied music at EAFIT University, were he studied a BA in music and a MA in musicology. In 2009 obtained a grant from Fundación Carolina to take the course "Cátedra Robert Stevenson para la Preservación y Difusión del Patrimonio Artístico Iberoamericano", in 2011 he received a grant from the Secretary of Culture of Medellin to publish his book "Los ecos de la Villa: La música en los periódicos y Revistas de Medellin (1886-1990)". Actually, thanks to a Fulbright-Mincultura grant, he is a second year student at PhD Musicology program at The University of Pittsburgh.
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Joel Horowitz jhorowit Joel Horowitz is a Professor of History at St. Bonaventure University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of two books on politics and the labor movement in Argentina during the first half of the twentieth century as well as numerous articles. He is currently writing about civic associations in greater Buenos Aires in the period before 1943.
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Jimena Zúñiga jimena Directora de BASTION Digital ( y profesora en la Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Antes trabajó en Barclays Capital, el Banco Mundial, Africare Senegal y Global Development Network. Máster en Políticas Públicas de la Universidad de Harvard y estudió Publishing en Columbia University.
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José Luis Garcés jlgarces José Luis Garcés González is the director of the cultural periodical El Túnel at the Catedrático Universidad de Córdoba. His two most recent books include 'Textos del medianoche' and the novel 'Fuga de caballos.'
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John Polga-Hecimovich John Polga-Heci... John Polga-Hecimovich is a PhD Candidate in Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh. His research interests include bureaucratic delegation and executive politics, party nationalization, and presidential instability, with a geographical focus on Latin America. He has published articles in the Journal of Politics, Political Research Quarterly, Party Politics, Latin American Politics and Society, the Journal of Politics in Latin America, and Revista de Ciencia Política. He can be reached at
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Johnny Finn johnnyfinn John Finn is an Assistant Professor of Geography at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA, USA. His research focuses on race, culture, and place, especially in Latin America. He has conducted extensive field research in Cuba, Brazil, and along the US-Mexico border. Based on this research, Finn has published academic journal articles, book chapters, and popular press feature articles in English, Spanish, and Portuguese on subjects as varied as music, graffiti, race and urban landscapes, and cultural mapping. He can be reached at Webpage:
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John Henderson john_henderson John Henderson is a JD/MBA candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto. He holds an MSc in international political economy from the London School of Economics and has previously worked at the International Monetary Fund. He coauthored “International Public Finance and the Rise of Brazil” with the late Stephen Clarkson following fieldwork in Brasília.
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Jose Miguel Cruz jomcruz José Miguel Cruz is director of research at the Kimberly Green Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACC) at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami. Previously, he was director of the Institute for Public Opinion (IUDOP) at the Central American University (UCA) in San Salvador. He is an expert in the areas of criminal violence, gangs, police, democratization and public opinion in Central America.
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Jonas Wolff Jonas Wolff Jonas Wolff is head of research department and executive board member of the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF). His research focuses on the transformation of political orders, contentious politics, international democracy promotion, and Latin American politics. Contact: wolff[a]