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Marguerite Jimenez

Political Science

Marguerite Rose Jiménez has a Bachelor’s degree in Music, a Master’s degree in Foreign Policy, and a PhD in Political Science from American University’s School of Public Affairs. Since moving to Washington, DC in 2005, Marguerite has worked as a consultant for the Council on Foreign Relations and the Institute for Policy Studies, served as program coordinator for Executive Training programs for the U.S. Department of State, directed undergraduate study abroad programs in Havana, Cuba, and worked on a range of Latino outreach and educational initiatives.

Her research focuses on policy innovation and diffusion, and comparative public policy in lower and middle-income countries with a specialty in public health policy in Latin America and the Caribbean. Additional research interests include policy implementation, diplomatic history, global health, international organizations, and vaccine diplomacy. Marguerite recently completed a second edited volume on contemporary Cuba, a monograph on vaccine diplomacy for the National Academy of Sciences, and was named an American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow for 2014-2015.


PhD, Political Science, American University
MA, International Service, American University
BA, Music and Ethnic Studies, Lesley University

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The track.
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(202) 885-2372

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