Visiting Scholars


Ana María Ibáñez
Professor of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.
Research Interest: Microeconomic analysis of Conflict, in particular the consequences of conflict on households and victims of conflict.

Virginia Oliveros
Assistant Professor of Political Science and Associate Research Fellow at the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research, Tulane University.
Research Interest: The political economy of developing countries, with a regional focus on Latin America. Current research focuses on the political use of public employment. Other topics of interest include elections, clientelism, corruption, and patronage politics.

Spring 2017

Reinaldo Funes
Professor, Department of History, University of Havana, Cuba.
Research Interests: Cuban, Caribbean and Latin America Environmental History, and History of Science and Technology in Cuba.