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Dana Cornacchio Dana Cornacchio Dana Cornacchio is a third year undergraduate student at the University of Pittsburgh pursuing a Spanish major, a studio art minor, and certificates in children’s literature and Latin American studies. During summer 2018, Dana completed research with the Office of Undergraduate Research comparing contemporary children’s literature from the United States and Argentina. Dana intends to continue researching literature and other Latin American topics throughout her undergraduate career. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a masters in education in order to teach Spanish language in a classroom of her own one day.
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Daniel Leon Daniel Leon Daniel S. Leon is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Leipzig, Germany. His doctoral thesis deals with the political economy of violence in Venezuela. He holds a M.A. in Political Science from the American University in Cairo, and a B.A. in International Relations from Florida International University. Leon has also worked as a visiting lecturer of international relations at the University of Los Andes in Merida, Venezuela.
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Daniel Snyder Daniel Snyder Daniel Snyder is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh working as a Panoramas intern. He is studying Economics and Spanish, as well as earning a minor in Portuguese and a certificate in Latin American studies. During the summer of 2016 he conducted research in Fortaleza, Brazil through the CLAS Field Trip and also studied abroad in Lima, Peru.
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Daniela Cerva Daniela Cerva Socióloga chilena, Doctora en Ciencias Políticas por la UNAM, Maestría en Ciencias Sociales por la FLACSO México y egresada de la estancia posdoctoral en el CRIM-UNAM. Es experta en políticas públicas, análisis organizacional y participación política de las mujeres. Destacan sus publicaciones sobre institucionalización de la perspectiva de género en el Estado, cultura organizacional, cuotas de género en México y estudios sobre las masculinidades. Actualmente es profesora investigadora de tiempo completo de la Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos.
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Danny Burridge Danny Burridge Danny Burridge is a first year student in the Sociology PhD program at the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently preparing to do research for my MA on the interactions between social movements and the state in El Salvador under the FMLN administration of Mauricio Funes. He is also interested in exploring broader theoretical issues such as globalization, the state, democracy, revolution, and civilizational paradigms through the lens of Latin America.
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Daniel Ozarow danozarow Daniel Ozarow is a Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University, London where he received his PhD. He is co-editor of Argentina Since the 2001 Crisis: Recovering the Past, Reclaiming the Future (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) and De la crisis al Kirchnerismo: cambios y continuidades (Prometeo, 2016). Daniel is Co-Chair of the Argentina Research Network and has recently published articles on workers’ self-management, Argentina’s debt and resistance to the NAFTA agreement.
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David Altman David Altman I am Professor of Political Science at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. My research and teaching lie in the field of comparative politics with an emphasis on democracy: its quality, its institutions, and its innovations. I am particularly interested in mechanisms of direct democracy and my current research extends my previous work on the subject [Direct Democracy Worldwide (Cambridge University Press, 2011)] by looking at the policy consequences of citizen participation through popular initiatives and referendums. In this regard, I am also involved in two other, related, research projects: Varieties of Democracy and the Millennium Nucleus for the Study of Stateness and Democracy in Latin America.
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Dinorah Azpuru dazpuru Associate Professor of Political Science at Wichita State University. Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh. B.A. in Political Science from University Rafael Landivar in Guatemala. Areas of research: democratization and public opinion in Latin America. U.S.-Latin America relations and post-conflict societies in Central America.
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Debora Thome Debora Thome Visiting Scholar at Columbia University. PhD Candidate at the Universidade Federal Fluminense (Rio de Janeiro - Brazil) studying women potential candidates and representation in politics. I am also working in papers about recent feminist protesters profile in Brazil and corruption and media bias. Beyond my research, I have been an activist of women’s rights in Brazil, speaking in various conferences about feminism and organizing cultural activities and pro-abortion advocacy groups. I have trained more than 300 women from all over the country planning to run for office in a program of the Brazilian Government Agency for Women’s Policy. In my master, I studied Conditional Cash Transfers and policies to reduce inequality. I have published a book about women and power in Brazil and a children's book about Brazilian women leaders.
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Diálogo Chino Diálogo Chino Diálogo Chino is an initiative of chinadialogue, an independent, bilingual, Chinese English website that promotes communication on the environment and climate change. It is a non-profit organisation based in London and Beijing. Diálogo Chino aims to foster a better understanding of this relationship and of the environmental challenges that it presents. With staff in London and São Paulo and a network of contributors both in China and Latin America, we produce and disseminate information across linguistic and cultural barriers that will facilitate constructive dialogue on China and Latin America. Diálogo Chino is a multilingual platform for journalists, public officials, academics, civil society and the business community to engage with the topics that will come to define the nature of China-Latin America relations.

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