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Kevin Kerr Pittfan93 Kevin Kerr is a senior undergraduate student at the University of Pittsburgh currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Spanish with a related minor in Portuguese as well as a second minor in Linguistics while also obtaining a Certificate in Latin American Studies from CLAS. After taking some time to travel and work throughout the world, specifically Latin America, post-graduation, he has aspirations of working and studying in the International Business/Economics or Public Health fields.
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Jorge Polo Blanco polo_blancoLARR Nacido en 1983 (Guadalajara, España), es Doctor en Filosofía por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Ha publicado una treintena de artículos en revistas académicas especializadas, y otras colaboraciones en obras colectivas. También ha publicado dos libros: Perfiles posmodernos. Algunas derivas del pensamiento contemporáneo (Dykinson, Madrid, 2010); y La economía tiránica. Sociedad mercantilizada, dictadura financiera y soberanía popular (Carpe Noctem, Madrid, 2015). Actualmente, prepara un ensayo sobre la filosofía política de Friedrich Nietzsche. Desde finales de 2015, ha desempeñado su labor docente e investigadora en distintas Universidades de la República del Ecuador. Email: hiperbolik1983@hotmail.com
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US Latin American Relations PS 1324 This course focuses on the history, politics, and legitimacy of US policy towards Latin America. The course is taught by Professor Scott Morgenstern. The contributing articles are written by students who took the course in Spring '18.
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Peter Sanchez PSanchez Peter M. Sanchez is professor and graduate program director in the department of political science at Loyola University Chicago. He is the author of Panama Lost? US Hegemony, Democracy and the Canal (University Press of Florida, 2007), and the forthcoming Priest under Fire: Padre David Rodriguez, the Catholic Church and El Salvador’s Revolutionary Movement (University Press of Florida, 2016). He lives in Evanston, Illinois.
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Rachel Bierly Rachel.Bierly Rachel Bierly is a sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Linguistics as well as pursuing a minor in Computer Science and a certificate in Latin American Studies. Though her focus lies in Latin American languages, culture, and politics, she also finds interest in East and Southeast Asian culture, and is studying both the Chinese language. Rachel's interest in Latin America comes mainly from working as an intern in Phoenixville Area School District's English Language Learner (ELL) program as well as travelling to Puerto Rico and Costa Rica.
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Rachel Rozak Rachel.Rozak Rachel Rozak is an undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh where she majors in Spanish and marketing and is additionally pursuing a minor in Portuguese and a certificate in Latin American studies. Through her studies she quickly became passionate about Latin America and its people and culture. She hopes to continue finding ways to blend her business skills with this love through opportunities like her recent summer internship abroad in Solola, Guatemala and semester of studies abroad in Heredia, Costa Rica.
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Rachel Godfrey-Wood rachel_godfrey-wood Rachel Godfrey-Wood is a PhD student in development studies at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex. Her research focuses on patterns of rural change, local understandings of wellbeing, the development of regional markets and political organisations in the Bolivian Altiplano. She also works as a consultant for the International Institute of Environment and Development (IIED), for whom she specialises in issues relating to climate change and social protection policies.
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Rafael Estrada Mejía Rafael Estrada Mejía Rafael Estrada Mejía is a cultural and applied anthropologist trained in Europe and Latin America, and specialized in the ethnography of knowledge and biographical methods, urban resettlements, social ecology, and migration and transnationalism (Colombia, Brazil, Spain, Italy, France). He is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Geography of the Universidade Estadual de São Paulo (UNESP), and Visiting Scholar in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Delaware. He has published numerous book chapters and articles in edited books and professional peer-reviewed journals in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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