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Mason Moseley Mason Moseley Mason Moseley received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Vanderbilt University in 2014, and his undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2008. Previously, he was the 2014-2015 Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Program on Democracy, Citizenship and Constitutionalism. His research examines comparative political behavior, and particularly how institutional characteristics and processes shape individual level political attitudes and participation in the Latin American context. His work has been published in Electoral Studies and the Journal of Politics, and has been funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation. He is currently working on a book manuscript entitled “Contentious Democracy: The Rise of the Protest State in Latin America,” which explores the institutional and socioeconomic roots of swelling rates of protest throughout the region. At WVU, Professor Moseley teaches undergraduate courses on comparative politics, Latin American politics, and contentious politics, and a graduate course on comparative political behavior.
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Mark Aspinwall maspinwa Mark Aspinwall is Professor of International Studies at CIDE in Mexico City, and Director of the División de Estudios Internacionales. His research interests are in rule of law and comparative environmental and labor governance. His latest book, Side Effects: Mexican governance under NAFTA’s labor and environmental agreements, was published by Stanford University Press in 2013. The translation, Acuerdos Paralelos, was published by Editorial CIDE in 2014. In 2010 he won the Innovative Teaching Award at the University of Edinburgh. Webpage: http://www.cide.edu/perfil/?IdInvestigador=1278
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Matthew Fahrenbruch matthew.fahrenbruch I am currently a PhD student in the department of geography and the University of Kansas. I am a broad-based geographer with experience and interest in cultural and human/environmental topics and a regional focus on Latin America. Of specific interest are the topics of tourism, territoriality, and political economy and globalization. Webpage: http://geog.ku.edu/fahrenbruch-matthew
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Michelle Bonner mbonner Dr. Michelle D. Bonner is Associate Professor in Political Science at the University of Victoria. Most recently, she is the author of Policing Protest in Argentina and Chile (Lynne Rienner, 2014), which won the 2015-16 Canadian Political Science Association’s Comparative Politics Book Prize.
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Megan Prenatt Megan Prenatt Megan Prenatt is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Economics and minoring in Spanish and Political Science, with a certificate in Global Studies. She plans on continuing her studies in graduate school obtaining a Masters in International Studies.
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Melanie Revilla melanie revilla Melanie Revilla holds a PhD in Statistics and Survey Meth¬odology from Pompeu Fabra University, Spain. She graduated from the ENSAE-Paritech (France) and has a Master’s in Economics from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (BGSE). She is currently a researcher at the Research and Exper¬tise Centre for Survey Methodology (RECSM) and an adjunct professor at Pompeu Fabra University. Her main research interests are survey methodology, web surveys, mobile participation, correction for measurement errors, and passive data collection.
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Melisa Rivière Melisa Rivière Melisa Rivière, Ph.D. is an anthropologist and lecturer in the Institute for Global Studies at the University of Minnesota. Her research is focused on the globalization of hip-hop, civil rights, media, and popular youth culture movements in Latin America. She has published portions of her research in academic journals and popular culture magazines as well as received various awards for her multimedia ethnographic works.
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Menja Holtz menja Menja Holtz has studied in Hanover and Rostock, Germany and in Valencia, Spain with a focus on (Latin) American history and sociology. She has received her M.A. with a work on the Chilean exile in Germany and her PhD with a thesis on scholarly exchange between Latin America and Germany. She is currently working on a project about Moravian Delaware biographies.
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Mercedes Calzado Mercedes Calzado Mercedes Calzado is an Adjunct Researcher of the National Council of Scientific and Social Research (CONICET). Visiting researcher at Center for Latin American Studies at Georgetown University. Phd in Social Sciences (Buenos Aires University-UBA). Professor in Communication Sciences Program (Social Sciences Facuty, UBA). She is researching about the problem of urban security in Argentina, and its connection with election processes, communication media, the political arena, and the emergence of insecurity victims’ movements.
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Marissa Ferrighetto mferrighetto Marissa Ferrighetto is an undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in economics and is pursuing minors in Spanish and history and certificates in Latin American Studies and leadership. The fall semester of her junior year she studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina and fell in love with Latin America. She is in her senior year and is a contributor to Panoramas.

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