Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

Rosario Espinal

Espinal is professor emeritus of sociology at Temple University

Julia Zulver

Zulver is a feminist sociologist specializing in women’s social movements in Latin America, with a focus on Colombia, El Salvador and Mexico. She is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies and the Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas (UNAM). She is the author of High-Risk Feminism in Colombia: Women’s … Read more


Tatiana Rein Venegas

Rein Venegas holds a PhD in Government  and works at Instituto de Estudios Internacionales, Universidad de Chile.

Brenda Estefan

Estefan is a professor at IPADE Business School in Mexico City and a columnist at Reforma, Mexico’s leading newspaper.

Dina Fernández

Fernández is an anthropologist and journalist based in Guatemala City. She has written for Prensa Libre, elPeriódico, Nuestro Diario and Soy502.

Gema Kloppe-Santamaría

Kloppe-Santamaría is a sociologist and historian specializing in violence, crime, and gender in Mexico and Central America. She is an assistant professor of history and international affairs at George Washington University and a global fellow of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute. She is the author of In the Vortex of Violence: Lynching, Extralegal Justice, and … Read more

Sergio A. Luna

Luna is an economist from UNAM with an M.Sc and Ph.D. in economics from the University of London. He was chief economist at Citibanamex between 2005 and 2020. He’s now Grupo Financiero Mifel’s chief economist. His views and opinions are his own.

Laura Lizarazo

Lizarazo is a senior analyst at Control Risks, based in Bogotá

Marielos Chang

Chang is a political consultant and professor at the Universidad del Valle 


Martín Kanenguiser

Kanenguiser is an economic journalist and the author of several books including La Argentina en el Fondo, a book about Argentina’s history with the International Monetary Fund.


Jorge R. Imbaquingo

Imbaquingo is a political journalist working for Quito-based El Comercio. He has covered Ecuador’s politics and economy for more than 26 years. He was a 2012 Knight Fellow at Stanford University.

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