CIPR | Center For Inter-American Policy & Research

Tulane University

Sefira Fialkoff

Assistant Director

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Department Affiliation
Center for Inter-American Policy and Research

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, Mexico and Kenya. She received her MS in Global Development from the Law School at Tulane University in 2015.

  • M.S., Tulane University Law School, International Development, 2015
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz, Global Economics, 2009
Academic Experience
  • Assistant Director, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research, 2016-
Related Experience
  • Copy Editior, Tulane University & Global Development Network, 2016-
  • Researcher/Writer, Greater New Orleans Inc., 2015-2016
  • Communication Team Member, Halteman Consultants, 2014-2016
  • Spanish
Overseas Experience
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Mexico
Key Responsibilities
  • Serves as initial and primary contact for the Center, responding to questions regarding Center mission, activities, and programs. Including ensuring daily operations are supportive of the Center‘€™s strategy, vision, and mission.
  • Works closely with the Executive Director and University Administrators in the development, preparation and implementation of the Center’s operational budgets. Maintains, forecasts, and tracks monthly expenditures and annual budgets.
  • Manages all aspects of the Postdoctoral Fellow Program to include assisting the Executive Director in the planning and execution of the selection process of Center post-doctoral fellows.
  • Makes decisions independently regarding catering, room reservations, travel and logistical arrangements; and oversees the provision of such services in a seamless and smooth manner. Ensures copyrights and other authorizations are obtained and respected when required.
  • Design, customize, and maintain the tactical implementation of content for web site and social media venues

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Upcoming Events

"Brazil in the 21st Century" event with Dr. Idelber Avelar and Sergio Moro

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“O Brasil do Seculo XXI” will include presentations and dialogue between Professor Idelber Avelar and Sergio Mora, Ex-Minister of Justice and Public Security of Brazil. Fernanda Odilla, of the University of Bologna, will be moderating the event.

Thanks to the Brazil Institute at King’s College, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, and the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research for making this event possible.