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SIS Faculty Conducting Research on Latin America

Eve Bratman

Eve Bratman

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Assistant Professor

Eve Bratman is an Assistant Professor at American University's School of International Service. Dr. Bratman's research concerns the relationship between policies for environmental improvement and the ways in which people respond to and influence thos... [More]

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202-885-1860
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Philip Brenner

Philip Brenner

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Professor

Dr. Philip Brenner has published widely on U.S./Cuba relations, U.S./Latin American relations, contemporary U.S. foreign policy, and the Cuban Missile Crisis. His most recent book is A Contemporary Cuba Reader: The Revolution Under Raul Castro.

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202-885-1605
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Elizabeth Cohn

Elizabeth Cohn

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Elizabeth Cohn is an Assistant Professor specializing in U.S. foreign policy and Latin America. Her research interests include the U.S. promotion of democracy and Latin America. She is also deeply interested in pedagogies of teaching and is a fre... [More]

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202-885-2317
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Carolyn Gallaher

Carolyn Gallaher

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Associate Professor

I do research in two distinct areas—organized violence by non-state actors and urban politics In the first area, on which I have spent more time, I examine the politics, internal dynamics, and patterns of violence of militias, paramilitaries, privat... [More]

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202-885-1827
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Christian Maisch

Christian Maisch

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Christian J. Maisch teaches in the School of Professional & Extended Studies. Dr. Maisch served as Associate Dean of the Washington Semester Program, Washington Professional Development, and the School of Professional & Extended Studies from Janu... [More]

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202-895-4928
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Arturo Porzecanski

Arturo Porzecanski

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Distinguished Economist in Residence

Dr. Arturo C. Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence, is an expert in international finance, emerging markets and Latin American economics. He previously taught at Columbia University, New York University, and Williams College, but is a la... [More]

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202-885-1602
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Anthony Quainton

Anthony Quainton

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Distinguished Diplomat in Residence

Ambassador Anthony Quainton is the Diplomat-in-Residence and a professor of U.S. Foreign Policy, having previously served in the United States Foreign Service and held ambassadorships to the Central African Republic, Nicaragua, Kuwait, and Peru.

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202-885-1669
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Sally Shelton-Colby

Sally Shelton-Colby

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Diplomat in Residence

Ambassador Sally Shelton-Colby has held a number of senior positions in the public, corporate and non-profit sectors and in international organizations. She has been Deputy Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Developmen... [More]

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202-885-6575
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Matthew M. Taylor

Matthew M. Taylor

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Associate Professor

Professor Taylor's research and teaching interests include state capacity, corruption, judicial politics, and Latin American political economy. He has lived and worked extensively in Brazil, working most recently at the University of São Paulo, where... [More]

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202-885-2474
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Anthony Wanis-St. John

Anthony Wanis-St. John

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Associate Professor

Dr. Anthony Wanis-St. John researches  international negotiation, military negotiations, ceasefires, humanitarian negotiations and peace processes. He has created several advanced courses on negotiation for SIS, ranging from interpersonal skills and ... [More]

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202-885-1544
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