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Randolph Persaud Associate Professor SIS-School of Intl Service

Dr. Persaud is the author and editor of books, articles, and journals, and is currently working on a study of the nuances of American hegemony.

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Adrienne Pine Associate Professor CAS - Anthropology

Adrienne Pine is a militant medical anthropologist who has worked in Honduras, Mexico, Korea, the United States, Egypt, and Cuba. In her book, Working Hard, Drinking Hard: On Violence and Survival in

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Jennifer Poole Assistant Professor SIS - School of International Service

Professor Poole’s research and teaching interests fall at the intersection of international trade, labor economics, and development economics. With an emphasis on Brazil, her broad research agenda con

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Arturo Porzecanski Distinguished Economist in Residence SIS-School of Intl Service

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

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Anthony Quainton Distinguished Diplomat in Residence SIS-School of Intl Service

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 A

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Cathy Schneider Associate Professor SIS-School of Intl Service

Cathy Lisa Schneider writes and teaches on urban politics, comparative social movements, collective violence, urban policing, criminal justice and racial and ethnic discrimination in Europe, the Unite

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Ana Serra Associate Professor CAS - World Languages and Cultures

Author of The New Man in Cuba: Culture and Identity in the Revolution (2007), on representations of model revolutionary identities in Cuban literature, during the formative decade of the Cuban revolut

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Robert Sicina Executive in Residence KSB - International Business

Professor Sicina has 30 years of experience in senior executive positions at Citibank, American Express and various entrepreneurial endeavors. He worked for fourteen years in Latin America for Citiban

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Matthew M. Taylor Associate Professor SIS-School of Intl Service

Professor Taylor's research and teaching interests include state capacity, corruption, and Latin American political economy. He has lived and worked extensively in Brazil, most recently as a member of

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Siri Terjesen Dean's Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship and Director, AU Ctr for Innovation KSB - Management

Dr. Siri Terjesen is Dean's Research Fellow in Entrepreneurship at American University’s Kogod School of Business and Director of the AU Center for Innovation. Concurrently she is a Professor .2 at th

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Amelia Tseng Scholar in Residence CAS - School of Education

Dr. Amelia Tseng holds her Ph.D and M.S. in sociolinguistics from Georgetown University, her M.A. in Spanish linguistics from Arizona State University, and her B.A. in English Honors and Spanish Magna

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Ximena Varela Director, Arts Management Program CAS - Performing Arts

Ximena Varela is a researcher, educator, and consultant with more than 20 years of experience in international cultural policy, management practice, marketing strategy, arts management research, and c

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Salvador Vidal-Ortiz Associate Professor CAS - Sociology

Dr. Vidal-Ortiz's scholarship cuts across racialization, sexuality, gender, migration and religion, and is interdisciplinary. He coedited two award winning books: The Sexuality of Migration, and Queer

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Nuria Vilanova Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor CAS - World Languages and Cultures

Núria Vilanova teaches Latin American Culture, Literature and Cinema. Her research is devoted to the impact of social change and migration on cultural production. She works on textual and cinematic na

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Brenda Werth Associate Professor CAS-World Lang and Cultures

Brenda Werth’s research interests include Latin American theater, performance, documentary film, memory studies, human rights, gender, social movements, and translation. She teaches courses on Latin A

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Thespina Yamanis Assistant Professor SIS-School of Intl Service

Dr. Thespina (Nina) Yamanis’ professional interests are in identifying the mechanisms that link social and structural conditions to health disparities and in designing community-based interventions to

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Gay Young Department Chair, Sociology CAS - Sociology

(Gloria A.) Gay Young has a longstanding focus on gender and development (GAD) which has led her to study a range of issues, including the nature and consequences of women’s labor force participation

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Joseph Young Associate Professor and Department Chair, JLC SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

Professor Young's interests relate to the cross-national causes and consequences of political violence. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles across academic disciplines, including politica

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