Miranda Carnes is a senior in the School of Foreign Service studying International Politics with a minor in Spanish and a certificate in Latin American Studies. As a BSFS Fellow from Asheville, NC, Miranda works with Father Carnes researching education…
Eduardo Chavez is a PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Brasília. He holds a Professional Master in Leadership and Public Management at the Center for Public Leadership in São Paulo and an Academic Master in Psychology from the University of Brasília. He is a civil servant at the State Secretariat of Policies for Children, Adolescents, and Youth of the Federal District of Brazil. Eduardo’s research focuses on public policies for early childhood.
Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis comes to Georgetown after a year at the Harvard Kennedy School as a Senior Diplomatic Fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project. A 27-year veteran of the Foreign Service, he served as the first Charge d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Havana Cuba following the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba.
John Feeley is a former U.S. ambassador who runs Gotham Lights LLC, a Miami and Washington, DC-based consultancy focused on the commercial, cultural, and socio-political integration of the Americas. During a 28-year State Department career, he served as Ambassador to Panama, Deputy Chief of Mission and Chargé d’Affaires in Mexico City, and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs.
James Gordy is a junior from Chevy Chase, Maryland majoring in International Politics with a minor in Spanish. He is working with Professor Erick Langer on researching agricultural systems in southeastern Bolivia in the 19th and 20th centuries. He is…
Will Linde is from outside of Boston, MA, and he studies International Politics, with a concentration in ethics, law, and institutions, and Spanish in the Walsh School of Foreign Service. Will is working with Professor Diana Kapiszewski on the SIGLA…
Belén Lorente-Molina holds a PhD in Social Anthropology (University of Seville) and a MA in Studies on Society, Sciences and Technology (University of Salamanca). She is an associate professor of Social Work at the University of Malaga, Spain. Dr. Lorente has maintained a close relationship with Latin America, where she has participated and conducted research on social policies and cultural diversity and feminized work.
Livia Milani is a PhD candidate in International Relations at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and holds a MA and BA in International Relations from São Paulo State University (UNESP) where she is also a lecturer. Livia’s research aims to analyze the U.S. foreign policy in South America, with specific focus on Brazil and Argentina.
Professor Bandala holds a PhD in Economics and a MS in International Business from the University of Lancaster in the United Kingdom. He is a professor-researcher of economics and finance at the Centro Universitario Incarnate Word and at Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City. He was also a Senior Researcher on migration at DGETA in Mexico City. His research focuses on the macroeconomic causes, interrelations, and impact of the Mexican migration to the United States from 1980-2017, with emphasis on the role of domestic management, financial crisis, and development.
Dr. Gonzalo Sebastián Paz is an Argentine citizen. He holds a J.D., and MPhil in International Relations (both from National University of Córdoba), and M.A. in Political Science and Ph.D. in Political Science (George Washington University). He is a pioneer in the studies of extra-regional powers in Latin America, particularly China and Russia. He is currently a researcher and adjunct professor at Georgetown University (School of Foreign Service).