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Asa Equels Asa Equels Asa Equels is a junior undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh studying Hispanic Languages and Literatures, as well as pursuing a Certificate in Latin American Studies. He is a member of the university's Cross Country and Track and Field teams. After graduation, Asa plans on continuing his education in graduate school, and hopes to become a teacher/professor and cross country/track coach.
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Javier Auyero Auyero I am the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long professor in Latin American Sociology at the University of Texas-Austin. My main areas of research are poverty and marginality, political ethnography, and urban violence. I published the books "Poor People’s Politics," "Contentious Lives," "Routine Politics and Violence in Argentina," and "Patients of the State." With Débora Swistun I co-authored "Flammable. Environmental Suffering in an Argentine Shantytown," and with María Fernanda Berti I co-authored "In Harm’s Way. The Dynamics of Urban Violence." I am the current director of the Urban Ethnography Lab at UT-Austin. Webpage:
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Alejandro Vélez Salas avelezs Alejandro is the editor in chief of Nuestra Aparente Rendición's webpage ( He has a BA in Political Science from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and a PhD in Humanities form Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He just finished a postdoctoral fellowship at Universidad Autónoma Metropolitan-Xochimilco. His research interests are: enforced disappearance, surveillance studies, terrorism, 9-11 studies, genocide and public security.
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Andres Wainer awainer Doctor en Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), Licenciado en Sociología (UBA) y Magíster en Economía Política (FLACSO). Investigador del Área de Economía y Tecnología de la FLACSO y del CONICET. Docente en la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales de la UBA y en las Maestrías en Economía Política (FLACSO) y Sociología Económica (IDAES-UNSAM). Sus principales temas de investigación y publicaciones se vinculan con las restricciones al desarrollo económico y el rol de las clases dominantes en la Argentina y Latinoamérica.
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María J. Azócar Azocar_LARR María J. Azócar es socióloga; magister en sociología y candidata al doctorado en sociología en la Universidad de Wisconsin–Madison. Es investigadora asociada del Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Diego Portales. Sus intereses de investigación y docencia se relacionan con la sociología del derecho, sociología de la experticia, sociología de las profesiones e interseccionalidad.
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Matías Bargsted Bargsted_LARR Mi investigación está relacionada al estudio de la opinión pública, de procesos de cambio social y político, y al análisis de las redes sociales de las personas. Para esto empleo métodos estadísticos de vanguardia que permiten modelar procesos sociales complejos. En términos más específicos, me encuentro actualmente investigando acerca de los crecientes niveles de desafección política observables en la sociedad chilena, los determinantes y patrones evolutivos de la confianza política en sociedades latinomericanas y europeas, y las características y estructura de las redes de conocidos de las personas.
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Barry Cannon bcannon Dr. Barry Cannon lectures in Politics in the Department of Sociology at Maynooth University, Ireland. Books include Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution: Populism and Democracy in a Globalised Age (MUP, 2009) and Civil Society and the State in Left-led Latin America (Zed, 2012) (edited with Peadar Kirby). He has published articles on Venezuelan and Central American politics in Third World Quarterly, Democratization and Bulletin of Latin American Research amongst others. He was an Irish Research Council ELEVATE post-doctoral fellow between 2010-13.
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Bruce Donoghue bdd30 Bruce Donoghue is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh double majoring in economics and finance. This article was written as part of the course “Latin American Economic Development,” a writing seminar offered by Professor Marla Ripoll at the Department of Economics.
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Chris Belasco belascoca Chris Belasco, PhD is a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA). His doctoral research comparatively evaluates the politics, design, and electoral payoff of targeted social programs in Latin America. He holds an MPIA from GSPIA and a BS in Information Science and BA in Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh. He is the Research and Analysis Coordinator at the Ford Institute for Human Security.
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Benjamin Arthur Cowan benjamin_cowan Benjamin Cowan is an associate professor of history at University of California, San Diego. He received his BA from Harvard University and his MA and PhD from UCLA. His book Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil was published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2016. He has also published articles in American Quarterly, Journal of the History of Sexuality, Hispanic American Historical Review, Radical History Review, and other venues. His research interests include right-wing radicalism, morality, sexuality, and twentieth-century imperialism; he specializes in Cold War Brazil, especially the cultural and gender history of the post-1964 era.