In Challenges for Central Banking: Perspectives from Latin America, Professor Jácome and his coauthors (Yan Carriere-Swallow, Hamid Faruqee, and Krishna Srinivasan) hone in on challenges faced by central banks across Latin America, particularly in the wake of changes to banking policy and operations that came about as a result of the 2008-2009 financial crisis.
Check out Dr. Vreeland’s latest co-authored piece. This article was published in the Wall Street Journal on February 22, 2017 as part of the WSJ’s Monkey Cage Political Analysis series.
On Thursday, February 16, the Center for Latin American Studies hosted an event on the peace processes in Colombia as part of the Americas in Flux speaker series. Students and staff of all ages and nationalities arrived promptly to hear from the experienced panel and ask questions.
Georgetown University’s Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) has become aware of an internet news story claiming to cite evidence from a purported CLAS pre-election poll in Ecuador. We wish to make clear that this poll was NOT carried out by CLAS, nor was any such poll carried out by CLAS or any member of our community of scholars and researchers.
Dr. Gianelli is an interesting person, to say the least. With his extensive career in law and Uruguay’s foreign service, he has keen insight into the position of Uruguay in the region and its relationships with other nations and international corporations. I appreciated his attention to detail and his extreme practicality.
SFS history professor John Tutino recently published New Countries: Capitalism, Revolutions, and Nations in the Americas, 1750–1870, a volume focusing on independence and associated political economic development in the Americas.
On Friday night four well-recognized figures of the world of writing and translation spoke after performing their pieces at the Mortara Center as part of a Georgetown University Center for Latin American Studies event titled “The Art of Poetry and Politics.” Translator Forrest Gander, and poet Valerie Mejer performed pieces inspired by Mejer’s experiences of her home country, México.
Meghan Birch, PhD candidate in Spanish Linguistics in the Department of Spanish, talks about her experience and views after attending a CLAS event featuring Ambassador Michael A. Hammer.
Monica Arruda de Almeida is an adjunct professor at the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at Georgetown University. Her research focus is on illicit economies, with an emphasis on anti-money laundering efforts. From 2005 to 2008, she was a faculty fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Naomi Glassman is a recent graduate student from the Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), where she pursued Master’s degree in Latin American Studies and her Juris Doctor (J.D.) through a Dual Degree Program. She completed her studies May 2018.
Eric Salgado is recent graduate from the Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), where he completed a Master’s degree in Latin American Studies with distinction. A 2015 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellow, Eric is now working as a Foreign Service Officer (FSO) overseas. Eric completed his degree May 2017.
Monica Arruda de Almeida, Ph.D. arrived in the U.S. in 1994 in Brazil. Before pursuing her academic career, she was a journalist in Rio de Janeiro and then the United States. Dr. Arruda de Almeida was recently interviewed by BSFS fellow, Rocío Mondragón Reyes (SFS’19, Culture and Politics Major, Portuguese Minor).