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David

David Flaten

Visiting Scholar

David Flaten is a LASP visiting scholar and History Professor at Tompkins Cortland Community College, and is researching the opportunities to create a course extension trip to Chile for students at our partner institution Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3). He also serves as a non-voting member of the LASP Advisory Committee as a liason from TC3.

Mario

Mario Pastore

Visiting Scholar

Mario Pastore is a former member of the Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Paraguay appointed by the coalition government of National Unity. A Ph.D. In Economics,  he has taught the discipline at several U.S. colleges and universities. He has published  his research on Economic history in refereed Economics and Latin American Studies journals and is académico de número of the Paraguayan Academy of History since 2000.

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María Esperanza Rojo Jiménez

Visiting Research Scholar

María Esperanza Rojo Jiménez is a PhD student in the Latin American History Department at the University of Seville. She is researching the cultural impact of the foreign oil companies in Colombia and Venezuela during the 20th century.

Susana Romero-Sanchez

Susana Romero-Sánchez

Visiting Research Scholar

Susana Romero-Sánchez, Ph.D. is researching the connection between the history of development policies and ideas in Latin American urbanization programs (including housing construction, credit, and planning schemes) in the mid-twentieth century. She will be tracing the historical evolution of housing and credit institutions in Colombia in connection with the history of global development ideas and policies.

Iulia Statica

Iulia Statica

Visiting Scholar

Iulia Statica, Ph.D. completed her PhD at the Department of Architecture at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 2016. Her research interests focus on the discourses of material culture in (post) communist contexts, and the role of ideologies and their critique in architecture and urbanism. Between 2014-2015 she was a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Toronto and prior to this was awarded the Fellowship in Architecture at the Romanian Academy in Rome (2012-14).

Eduardo Vasconcelos

Eduardo Vasconcelos

Visiting Scholar

Eduardo Vasconcelos, Ph.D. is an Engineer/Social Scientist from Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is a specialist in urban transportation systems in developing countries. He is the author of Urban transport, environment and equity: the case for developing countries, Earthscan, UK, 2001.

Beatriz

Beatriz De Moraes Vieira

Visiting Scholar

Beatriz de Moraes Vieira is a LASP Visiting Scholar and Professor in the Department of History and Graduate Program in Political History at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Brazil. She holds a Ph.D. in Social History and Literature (2007) and a post-doctorate in Cornell University, US (2018).