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Tulane University

Arturo Sotomayor

CIPR Post-doctoral Research Fellow (2008)

Degrees

Columbia University, Department of Political Science, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

  • Ph.D. May 2004. Concentration in international relations and comparative politics.
  • M.Phil. May 2001
  • M.A. May 1999

Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Mexico City, Mexico. (1993-1997)

  • B.A. in International Relations 1997
  • Miguel Palacios Macedo Academic Achievement Award.

Academic Employment

Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, USA.
Assistant professor, Department of National Security Affairs (2009-to date)

Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Interamerican Policy and Research (Jan – Dec 2008)

Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (C.I.D.E.), Mexico City, Mexico.
Assistant professor in international relations and Latin American politics, Department of International Studies (2004-2008)

Teaching Experience:

Assistant Professor

  • Introduction to Civil-Military Relations (NPS advanced graduate seminar)
  • Seminar in Peace Studies (NPS advanced graduate seminar)
  • Latin America's International Relations (NPS advanced graduate seminar)
  • International Security and Cinema (CIDE senior seminar)
  • US Foreign Policy (SIPA-Columbia University-CIDE Certificate Program in US Studies)
  • Latin American Security Affairs (senior seminar)
  • Theories of International Relations (sophomore lecture course)

Visiting Lecturer, Department of International Studies, Universidad Iberoamericana (Spring 2006, Fall 2006 and Spring 2007.)

  • Theories of International Relations (sophomore lecture course)

Visiting Professor, Department of International Studies, ITAM (Summer 1999)

  • International Organizations. (undergraduate lecture course.)

Teaching Assistant, Department of Political Science, Columbia University

  • Introduction to World Politics, Prof. Kimberly Marten Zisk (Spring 2004)
  • Latin American Comparative Politics, Prof. Elizabeth Kaufman (Fall 2003)
  • Mass Media in American Politics, Prof. Brigette Nacos (Fall 2002)
  • Latin American Civilization, Prof. Pablo Piccato (Fall 1999)

Related Experience

  • Research assistant and administrative coordinator, Columbia University, Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies (2000-2004)
  • Archivist, Alfonso García Robles' Personal Library (Nobel Peace Prize 1982), Mexico City, Mexico. (Summer 1998)
  • Research Assistant, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Mexico City, Mexico (1997)
  • Research Assistant, El Colegio de México, Center of International Studies, Mexico City, Mexico. (1996-1997)
  • Research Assistant, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Department of International Studies, Mexico City, Mexico (1994-1996)

Languages: Spanish, English, French, Portuguese, Italian

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Social and Environmental Safeguards, Policies and Practices in International Development: Discussion with Carlos Pérez-Brito

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Currently a social specialist from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Carlos Pérez-Brito is responsible for managing social and environmental safeguards in the public and private sectors projects. Before joining the IDB, Mr. Pérez-Brito was a human development specialist for the World Bank and USAID. He has a bachelor degree from Loyola University, New Orleans and a Masters in Latin American Studies from Tulane University with emphasis in international development. He was also a visiting scholar for the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

Mr. Pérez-Brito’s talk will describe the evolving practice of using social and environmental review criteria as conditions for bank-related projects.

Co-Sponsored with the Tulane Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR).

Event flyer can be found here.