Jordan Bazak– George Mason University – Economics
Interests: Economics, indigenous people, Southern Cone, income equality
Philippe de Bonneval – University of Kentucky – International Relations and Commerce
Interests: Economics, Brazil, International Law, Human Rights, Development
Brandon Capece – George Washington University– International Affairs, Minors in History and Spanish
Interests: Argentina, Populism, Paramilitary Groups, Energy Issues, Chinese/Russian/Latin American Relations
Alejandra Castillo – Andrews University – English Literature Pre-Law
Interests: Human rights activism, linguistics, cultural anthropology, and international development.
Austin Downs – University of California Santa Cruz – Political Science and Education
Interests: Economic integration, international relations, education, human rights, U.S. Intervention
Sarah Faithful – University of Calgary- Civil Engineering and Economics
Interests: Macroeconomic relations, business economics, social economics, infrastructure budgets and planning.
Malone Gabor – George Washington University – International Affairs and Spanish
Interests: International Relations, Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, Drug Policy.
Jordy Garcia – University of California Riverside – Political Science and International Affairs
Interests: International relations, poverty reduction, education reform, developing a middle class.
Debora Iozzi – Luiss University – International Relations
Interests: International Relations, Cuba, energy issues, Democratization process, conflict resolution, Latin America/E.U.
Melanie Landa – Florida State University – Political Science and International Affairs
Interests: Venezuela, human rights, feminism, youth development, security, civil society.
Brian Lau– New York University- Politics
Interests: Immigration into the U.S., human rights, climate change, LGBT rights
Vincent Lofaso – Manhattan College – Political Science and Spanish
Interests: Southern Cone Countries, Foreign Policy, U.S./Latin American Relations, Brazil, Chinese influence, and Colombia Policy.
Peter Miraglia – George Washington University – International Affairs and Economics, concentrating on International Development
Interests: Southern Cone, economic development, Paraguayan Politics, human rights, regional macroeconomics.
Natalie Piri– Kingston University- International Relations
Interests: Border Security, human rights violations, international relations and linguistics.
Laura Sholtz– American University – International Studies
Interests: Brazilian Politics, South American Trade Agreements (MERCOSUR), Peru, Mineral Extraction, Refugees & Displaced Groups.
Extramural Research Associates
Interests: Human Rights, Transitional Justice, International Migration, Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela
Joseph Green – Universidad de Buenos Aires – Public Finance
Interests: Southern Cone, Colombia, Local Economic Development, US Intervention