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Anahí Viladrich Viladritch_LARR Anahí Viladrich is a sociologist and medical anthropologist originally from Argentina. Her research and writing intertwines the field of migration studies, culture and health. As a full professor at the City University of New York, she combines her work as a researcher and teacher with her passion for mentoring younger generations of scholars.
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Manuel Vogt vogtma Manuel Vogt holds a Ph.D. in political science from ETH Zürich and is currently a visiting post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Politics at Princeton University. His research interests include ethnic conflict, (post-conflict) democratization, and Latin American and African politics. He has conducted field research in Guatemala, Ecuador, Ivory Coast, and Gabon, and his academic publications have appeared or are forthcoming in International Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, and Latin American Politics and Society.
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Daniel F. Wajner Wajner_LARR Daniel F. Wajner is a PhD candidate at the Department of International Relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also serves as lecturer at the Department of International Relations and the Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University, as General-Secretary of the Israeli Association for International Studies, and as co-editor of the Politika academic journal. His main areas of research and teaching are international legitimacy, conflict resolution, and regional integration, particularly focusing on their interplay in the realm of Middle East and Latin American politics. His present PhD research focuses on the role of international legitimacy in conflict resolution, through the analysis of legitimation dynamics during peace negotiations in intractable conflicts.
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William Barndt wbarndt Will Barndt is Assistant Professor of Political Studies at Pitzer College, a member of The Claremont Colleges. He received his PhD in Politics from Princeton University. His book manuscript, "Democracy for Sale: Corporation-Based Parties and the New Conservative Politics in the Americas," demonstrates how particular business conglomerates are constructing their own parties and party factions throughout much of the western hemisphere. Barndt's research has been published in World Politics, Latin American Politics and Society, Journal of Politics in Latin America, and various edited volumes.
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Yanina Welp Welpita YANINA WELP is Regional Director for Latin America at the Centre for Research on Direct Democracy (Zentrum für Demokratie Aarau, University of Zurich). She has completed a PhD in Political and Social Sciences at the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain) and holds a degree in Political Science and in Social Communication Science, both from the University of Buenos Aires. Her main areas of study are the mechanisms of direct and participatory democracy in Latin America and digital media and politics. Webpage: https://c2d.academia.edu/YaninaWelp
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Wesley Eckstein Wesley Eckstein Wesley Eckstein is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Economics and Political Science.
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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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