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Santiago Anria

CIPR Post-Doctoral Fellow

Contact info Santiago Anria received his PhD in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the spring of 2015.…  read more

John Eric Brown

Visiting Student Researcher

John Brown is a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology in Maynooth University, Ireland. He is a Fulbright Student Awardee. His research focuses on…  read more

Arachu Castro

Senior Associate Research Fellow - Samuel Z. Stone Chair of Public Health in Latin America

Arachu Castro, Ph.D., M.P.H., is Samuel Z. Stone Chair of Public Health in Latin America at Tulane University and Senior Research Affiliate at CIPR. Her…  read more

Ludovico Feoli

Executive Director - Center for Inter-American Policy & Research

Contact Info Follow Ludovico Feoli’s Blogs Ludovico Feoli is the director of the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR) and a Research Associate…  read more

Sefira Fialkoff

Assistant Director

Sefira Fialkoff is the assistant director of the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR). She has lived and worked abroad in Spain, Costa Rica,…  read more

María Pilar García-Guadilla

Former Visiting CIPR Research Fellow

María Pilar García-Guadilla is a Tenured Full Professor at the Department of Urban Planning and the Graduated Programs of Political Sciences and Sustainable Development, Universidad…  read more

Timothy M. Gill

CIPR Post-Doctoral Fellow

Contact info Timothy M. Gill’s research interests include political sociology, global/transnational sociology, comparative-historical sociology, and sociological theory. In his work, Gill has focused on…  read more

Sean Higgins

Non-Resident Research Fellow

Sean Higgins is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Center for Effective Global Action. He is also Director of the Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Data…  read more

Matthew Johnson

Former CIPR Post-doctoral Fellow (2012-2013)

Contact Info Matthew Johnson was born and raised in a small town in southern Minnesota. After completing a Bachelor of Science in Business at…  read more

Nora Lustig

Senior Associate Research Fellow - Director of the CEQ Institute (CEQI) - Samuel Z. Stone Chair of Latin American Economics

Contact Info Nora Lustig is Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics and Director of the Commitment to Equity Institute (CEQ) at Tulane…  read more

Moira Mackinnon

Former CIPR Post-Doctoral Fellow (2010-2012)

Follow Moira’s Blogs Moira MacKinnon was a 2010-2012 post-doctoral research fellow. She completed her PhD in sociology at the University of California, San Diego in…  read more

María del Mar Martínez-Rosón

Former CIPR Post-doctoral Fellow (2009-2010)

Degrees B.A., Universidad de Salamanca, Political Science, 2000 M.A., Universidad de Salamanca, IberoAmerican Studies, 2003 Ph.D., Universidad de Salamanca, Political Science, 2008 Academic Experience CIPR…  read more

Ángel Melguizo

Non-Resident Research Fellow

Ángel Melguizo is Head of the Latin American and Caribbean Unit at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), coordinating the OECD’s flagship publication…  read more

Rachel Navarre

CIPR Post-Doctoral Fellow

Rachel Navarre researches comparative public policy, specializing in immigration policy and politics in the United States and the European Union. She has conducted fieldwork in…  read more

Virginia Oliveros

Associate Research Fellow - Assistant Professor - Political Science

Virginia Oliveros joined the Political Science Department at Tulane University as an Assistant Professor this Fall. She studies the political economy of developing countries, with…  read more

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Latin America at the Crossroads Seminar: Colombia

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The third talk in this semester’s Latin America at the Crossroads Seminar will be presented by Dr. David Roll Vélez, Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and will discuss Colombia’s recent political developments. On October 2, 2016 a majority of voters rejected a peace accord between the FAR and the government. A new peace deal, ratified through Congress was signed on November 23, 2016. What effects with this new deal have?

Dr. David Roll Vélez is a Professor and Researcher at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. As the author of ­fifteen books, various articles, and a permanent column in the El Mundo newspaper, his work focuses on democracy in Colombia and Andean countries. He has also produced research in migration, political theory and international relations. Professor Roll has also worked as a consultant for several public ­figures in Colombia, including the President and Ombudsman.

Sponsored by the Center for Inter American Policy and Research. For more information and to reserve your seat, please contact Sefira Fialko­ff­ at or 504.862.3141.