Class of 2024
Hometown: Miami, FL
Bio: Roger was born and raised in Miami in a Cuban immigrant household. He is a first-year student in the CLAS Master's program at Georgetown University, pursuing a Master of Arts degree in Latin American Studies. Roger Masson completed his undergraduate degree at Florida International University with a major in International Relations and a minor in Political Science. Roger graduated from FIU at 20 years old and worked as a project manager for the political campaign for Adam for Democracy, making connections with the Hispanic community in South Florida. During his undergraduate degree, Roger interned with Senator Marco Rubio facilitating constituent services for the Miami Office.
Roger seeks to broaden and deepen his understanding of Latin America at Georgetown. His goal is to, one day, live and work in South America, contributing to the development of this region's sociopolitical and economic state.
Concentration: Development and Political Economy
Research area - Substantive: Democratic Transformations in the Region; Social, Economic, and Political Development
Research area – Geographic: The Caribbean: Cuba, Venezuela, and the Dominican Republic; South America: Perú, Argentina, and Uruguay