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Cecilia Lavena clavena Dr. Cecilia Lavena is an Adjunct Professor at the Social Sciences Department, Universidad de San Andrés (Buenos Aires, Argentina). She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals (American Review of Public Administration and Public Integrity) and is co-editing a book (with Dr. Yahong Zhang) on Government Counter Corruption Strategies: A Cross-Cultural Perspective (Taylor and Francis). Dr. Lavena is currently working on documenting lessons learned for the “Towards a culture of anti-corruption compliance in Argentina” project at the Center for Anti-Corruption Studies, Law Department, Universidad de San Andrés.
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Collin Grimes Collin Grimes Collin Grimes is a PhD candidate in political science at the University of California, Riverside and Visiting Researcher in the Instituto de Ciencia Política at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. A comparativist who is currently studying political economy and civil-military relations, he has a forthcoming article in Comparative Politics on military natural resource levy reform. His dissertation is a comparative study of the political economy of military industry reform, with case studies of Argentina, Chile, Portugal, and Turkey.
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Conié Reynoso Conie Conié Reynoso is a journalist from Guatemala. She has covered topics related to politics and justice in her home country and has worked with the Pan American Health Organization. She studied communication sciences at the University of San Carlos and did a master in communication and policy at Panamericana University in Guatemala. She is also founder and member of Biciudad, an organization that promotes the use of bicycles and road safety laws in Guatemala.
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Connor Weber Connor Weber Connor Weber is an undergraduate senior at the University of Pittsburgh where he majors in Political Science along with a minor in Spanish and a certificate in Latin American studies. In the Spring of 2013 he studied abroad in Cuba for the semester as part of the program Pitt in Cuba. His time there greatly shaped his interest in U.S. foreign policy and U.S. & Latin American relations. He currently works as an intern for Panoramas and is eager to conduct research this summer in Costa Rica.
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Constanza San Martín Ulloa Constanza San Martín Profesora Asistente de la Facultad de Educación. Doctora en Psicología Escolar y Desarrollo (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Magíster en Gestión de Políticas Nacionales con mención en Educación y Cultura (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) y Profesora de Educación Diferencial con mención en discapacidad intelectual (Universidad de Playa Ancha). Realiza docencia de pregrado en los cursos de Políticas Educativas, Investigación en Educación, Aprendizaje y Desarrollo en la carrera de Educación Diferencial. Sus principales líneas de investigación y publicación se encuentran en el área de educación inclusiva, formación, concepciones y actitudes del profesorado.
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Consuelo Uribe Consuelo Uribe Consuelo is a sociologist from Universidad Santo Tomas in Bogota, with a master's in Public Health from Harvard University and a PH. D. in social anthropology from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes in Sciences Sociales in Paris. Her areas of research include social policy and social stratification and mobility. She is full professor at the Department of Sociology of Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.
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Craig Kauffman craig_kauffman Craig Kauffman is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Oregon, where he specializes in environmental and Latin American politics. He holds a Ph.D. from The George Washington University and was formerly a Visiting Research Professor in FLACSO-Ecuador. Kauffman’s research investigates how the interaction between actors at the global and local levels determines policy responses to environmental challenges such as climate change and ecosystem degradation. He is the author of Grassroots Global Governance: Local Watershed Management Experiments and the Evolution of Sustainable Development (Oxford University Press, forthcoming) and has published in Global Environmental Politics, World Development, Environmental Research Letters, Agricultural Water Management, Peace Review, and Encyclopedia of Political Theory (SAGE, 2011).
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Cristóbal Villalobos Cristóbal Villalobos Grados Académicos Doctor (c) en Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de Chile. Magíster en Economía Aplicada, Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Sociólogo, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Proyectos de Investigación 2015-2017: "Agrupamiento de estudiantes al interior de la escuela y prácticas educativas. Dispositivos institucionales y pedagógicos desarrollados por establecimientos con altos grados de eficacia escolar en el cierre de brechas de aprendizaje". FONDECYT, Investigador. 2016: "Conflictos socioeducativos y la liderazgo escolar. Análisis y caracterización de los conflictos socioeducativos y las estrategias de gestión directiva en los liceos municipales de Chile”, Ministerio de Educación, Jefe de Proyecto. Publicaciones Recientes Treviño, E., Valenzuela, J.P. & Villalobos, C. (2016): Within-school segregation in the Chilean school system: what factors explain it? How efficient is this practice for fostering student achievement and equity?. Learning and Individual Differences, 51(1), 367-375. Villalobos, C., Wyman, I., Schiele, B., & Godoy, F. (2016). Composición de género en establecimientos escolares chilenos: ¿Afecta el rendimiento académico y el ambiente escolar? Revista Estudios Pedagógicos, XLII(2), 379-394.
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Cinthia Xavier CXavier Cinthia Xavier is MA in Social Science at UNESP - São Paulo State University. She studied the northeast migration to the interior of the State of São Paulo and how these memories were passed on within families. She studied issues as: migration's memory; places of memory; dialogue inter generational; and customs.
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Dana Cornacchio Dana Cornacchio Dana Cornacchio is a fourth 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 continued her studies of Latin America by studying abroad in Buenos Aires, taking classes in Spanish and teaching English lessons at a local school. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a masters in education in order to teach Spanish language in a classroom of her own one day.