Francisco Robles-Rivera is an Associate professor at the University of Costa Rica. He conducts comparative research on inequality, media, elites, private financing of political parties and power in Latin America. Dr. Robles-Rivera holds a PhD in Political Science from the Freie Universität Berlin (DE), as well as a master’s degree in Latino American Studies from National University of Costa Rica. Most of his research has been focused on Central America, an under -studied region in Latin America.
Investigador laboratorio "Desigualdad social"
Arturo Ezquerro-Cañete holds a double PhD in International Development Studies from Saint Mary’s University and the Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas. His research focuses on the dynamics of agrarian transformations and new peasant movements in Paraguay. His work has been published in the Journal of Agrarian Change, Latin American Perspectives, and Estudios Críticos del Desarrollo. His is the co-editor of Agrarian Extractivism in Latin America (Routledge, 2021).
Alba Carosio (PhD, UCV-FACES-CEAP) is a Full-Time Professor of Philosophy and Management Ethics, Management and Professor of Contemporary Feminist Thought in the Master's Program in Women's Studies at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. She is a researcher for the Romulo Gallegos Center for Latin American Studies (CELARG) and the Centro Miranda Internacional (CIM). She has been Director of the Center for Women's Studies at the Universidad Central de Venezuela and is Co-Coordinator of the GT CLACSO Feminismos, Resistencias y Emancipación.
Gabriele Knauer (PhD, University of Leipzig) is professor emeritus of Romance Languages at the Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. From 1992 to 1993 she was a fellow of the Alejandro de Humboldt Foundation at the Colegio de México. Her current research areas include variational linguistics, sociolinguistics, media linguistics and discourse analysis. Her regional focuses are the United States, the Caribbean, and Mexico.
Paola García Reyes (PhD, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, México) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Law and Political Science at the Universidad del Norte de Colombia. She holds a Master's degree in Political Studies from the Institute of Political Studies and International Relations of the National University of Colombia (2008) and a Master’s degree in Applied Statistics from Universidad del Norte de Colombia (2020). She is an Anthropologist from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (2001).
Nelson Germán Nogales Gonzáles (PhD, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Ecuador) is a postdoctoral and independent researcher. He specializes in democratic institutions and political elites. In recent years, has carried out work, investigating the impacts on vulnerable groups in disaster contexts.
Jorge Orlando Blanco (PhD, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Quito,) is a full-time professor of Social Sciences and honorary professor of the Master's Degree Education for Peace at the Universidad Distrital, Bogotá. He is member of the Amautas Research Group for Critical Pedagogies and Subjects' Training. He has been Professor of the Escuela Superior de Administración Pública; the Universidad Central del Ecuador; the Universidad de La Salle, the Escuela Superior de Guerra.
Luz Irene Pyke (PhD, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata) is a researcher and a professor at the History Department of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Universidad Nacional de Misiones and a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Social and Human Studies, IESyH (UNaM-CONICET, Argentina). She specializes in political history at sub-national levels for the 19th and 20th centuries, currently developing research lines in municipal politics and taxation, and relations between central and local government levels.
Lidia Becker (PhD, University of Trier) is professor in the area of Romanic and Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Hannover (Germany). She studied Hispanic and Romanic linguistics at the Universities of Voronezh (Russia), Mainz and Trier (Germany) with stays in Siena (Italy), Lisbon, Buenos Aires and Mexico City. She currently works in the fields of glotopolitics, the sociology of language, the linguistics of discourse and the historiography of linguistics.