Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Alfredo Ocampo

Adjunct Professor - International Development

  • Colegio Berchmans, Cali, Colombia
  • Loyola College, Montreal, Canada
  • Ph.D., Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia, Economic and Legal Sciences, 1957
  • M.B.A., Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia, 1966
  • Ph.D., Columbia University, New York, Sociology, 1972 (Sociology)
Academic Experience
  • Adjunct Professor & Researcher, Tulane University, 1996-2012
  • Co-coordinator, MA Program with the Payson Center, 2004-2010
  • Honorary Fellow in Writing, University of Iowa, International Writing Program, 1979
  • Full time Professor, Universidad del Valle, Cali, 1965-1967

Research & Teaching Specializations: Field research; Data analysis; Sustainable development studies; Risk and disaster management studies

  • Rockefeller Foundation Scholarship
  • InterAmerican Foundation, ‘€œAntonio Machado‘€ sabbatical
  • Rockefeller Foundation, Residence at Bellagio Center, Italy
  • Coordination of Conference ‘€œColombia Moderna‘€
  • Delegate of Tulane University at Congreso de la Informática y la Cultura, La Habana, Cuba, 1997
  • Primer Premio Nacional de Poesía, Colombia, COLCULTURA, 1973

Languages: Spanish; English; French; Portuguese

Selected Publications
  • 2010-2011. Sociología de la Gestión de Riesgo. ESAP.
  • 1995. With William E. Bertrand and Margee Ensign. FES, a Case Study. Synergos, New York
  • 1985. ‘€œPublic VS Private? Conceptions of entrepreneurial and political elites of the quest for Colombian development‘€. In ‘€œResearch in Politics and Society, Vol. 1‘€. JAI Press, New York
  • 1978. Compromiso del Empresario con Colombia. Tercer Mundo, Bogotá
  • 1977. With Luís Delfín Borrero. Empresarios Colombianos. Ficitec, Bogotá