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Whitney Allen wna1 Whitney is an intern at Panoramas. She is currently a senior at the University of Pittsburgh pursuing a degree in Spanish with a minor in Portuguese and Certificates in Latin American Studies and Global Studies.
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James Woodard woodardj An associate professor of history at Montclair State University, James P. Woodard is the author of A Place in Politics: São Paulo, Brazil, from Seigneurial Republicanism to Regionalist Revolt (Duke University Press, 2009), as well as of articles published in the Hispanic American Historical Review, International History Review, Journal of Latin American Studies, Journal of World History, and Luso-Brazilian Review. He is currently completing a book-length study of the history of U.S.-style consumerism in twentieth-century Brazil.
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Xochizeltzin Castañeda-Camacho xochizeltzin Xochizeltzin was born in Mexico. B.A. in Geography by the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí, Graduated cum laude in 2010. The same year she was distinguished as the best author’s thesis in B.A. in Geography by the Mexican Society of Geography. In 2013 she got a M.A. in Geography by the National Autonomous University of Mexico where she graduated cum laude. She has collaborated in many research projects and she has participated as speaker in different local, national and international forums.
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Maggie Lu yal73 Maggie (Yao) Lu is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Economics and Information Science. 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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Yasna Cortés Yasna_Cortés Yasna Cortés es Magister en Ciencia Regional por la Universidad Católica del Norte (Antofagasta, Chile). Actualmente, es candidata al grado doctoral en Economía por la Universidad de Verona (Verona, Italia) e investigadora asociada al Instituto de Economía Aplicada Regional (IDEAR) de la Universidad Católica del Norte (Antofagasta, Chile). Sus áreas de investigación están relacionadas al análisis de la desigualdad espacial de ingresos, estableciendo un especial énfasis en la desigualdad de ingresos municipales.
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Yordan Kutiyski yoku Yordan K. Kutiyski is an MSc graduate of political science from the VU University Amsterdam and holds a MA degree in Latin American studies from the Centre of Latin American Research and Documentation (CEDLA) at the University of Amsterdam. He is currently the academic research coordinator of Kieskompas (Election Compass). His research interests include electoral behavior and Latin American politics with a focus on Venezuela, where he has conducted fieldwork research. Webpage:
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Yu Xiao yuxiao Yu Xiao is a PhD student in the Political Science Department at the University of Pittsburgh, originally from Liaoning Province in the northeast of China. She received her B.A. in Philosophy from Peking University in 2008 and her M.A. in Comparative Politics from New York University in 2010. She is interested in comparative political economy in developing countries, with a regional focus on Latin America and China. She has been studying party ideologies and their effects on the design of legislatures in the single-party authoritarian regimes. Now she is studying political conditions for decentralization in authoritarian regimes.
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Yvon Grenier Yvon Grenier Yvon Grenier (Ph.D. Université Laval, 1989) is Professor of Political Science at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, Canada. He is the author of Guerre et pouvoir au Salvador (Les Presses de l’Université Laval, 1994), The Emergence of Insurgency in El Salvador (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999), Art and Politics: Octavio Paz and the Pursuit of Freedom (Rowman and Littlefield, 2001; Spanish trans. for the Fondo de Cultura Económica in 2004), and co-author with Maarten Van Delden of Gunshots at the Fiesta: Literature and Politics in Latin America (Vanderbilt University Press, 2009, 2012). He edited (selection of texts and introduction) a book of political essays by the Mexican Nobel laureate Octavio Paz, entitled Sueño en libertad, escritos políticos (Seix Barral, 2001). Professor Grenier was editor of the Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies and he is contributing editor of the magazine Literal Magazine, Latin American Voices.
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Gisela Zaremberg zaremberg Es Doctora en Ciencias Sociales por la Flacso México, y Maestra en Políticas Sociales por la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Entre 2012 y 2014 fue la Secretaria Académica de la Flacso México, donde he ocupado las coordinaciones de la Maestría en Políticas Públicas Comparadas, la Maestría en Políticas Públicas y Género y del Doctorado en Ciencias Sociales. Es miembro del Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (SNI) Nivel II, en México. Se dedica a investigar y a impartir docencia sobre políticas públicas, gobernanza, redes, y género. Sus últimas publicaciones son: “Utilidad, Distribución y Diseño Institucional. Rawls y Sen. Los dilemas de la libertad y la justicia”. En el año 2010 le otorgaron el premio Donna Lee Van Cott de LAPIS, LASA por la publicación “Votos, mujeres y asistencia social en el México Priista y la Argentina peronista (1947-1964)”.
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Ann Zulawski Zulawski_LARR Ann Zulawski is Sydenham C. Parsons Professor Emerita of History and Latin American Studies at Smith College. Her current research focuses on the connections between the environment, urban development, colonialism, and public health in Puerto Rico and in the Puerto Rican community in New York City. She is the author of, among other works, Unequal Cures: Public Health and Political Change in Bolivia, 1900–1950 (2007).