- Cuban & Caribbean Studies
- Cuban Ambassador
- Cuban And Caribbean Studies Institute
- Cuban Film
- Cuban Heritage Collection
- Dominican Republic
- Doris Stone Librarian And Director
- Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
- General Latin America
- Graduate Student
- Grants & Fellowships
- Greenleaf Fellows
- Greenleaf Fellowship Program
- Indigenous Languages
- Inter-american Relations
- International Health & Development
- International Programs
- International Relations
- School Of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
- School Of Public Health And Tropical Medicine
- School Of Science & Engineering
- School Of Social Work
- Slave Trade
- Social Policy
- Stone Center
- Stone Center For Latin American Studies
- Study Abroad
- Summer Abroad
- Summer Study Abroad
- (7) Latin American Library
- (7) Stone Center For Latin American Studies
- (7) North America
- (6) Brazil
- (6) General Latin America
- (6) Relief
- (2) Education
- (2) Associated Faculty
- (2) Iberian Peninsula
- (2) Spanish & Portuguese
- (2) Puerto Rico
- (2) Staff
- (2) Celebración Latina
- (2) Cuban Film
- (2) Colombia
- (2) Lasa 2010
- (2) Spanish
- (2) Cuban & Caribbean Studies
- (2) Human Development
- (2) Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
- (2) Guatemala
- (2) France
- (2) Exhibition
- (2) Public Health
- (1) Slave Trade
- (1) Dance
- (1) Immigrants
- (1) Associate Faculty
- (1) Christian Science Monitor
- (1) Immigration
- (1) Cuban Heritage Collection
- (1) Cuban Ambassador
- (1) Trinidad & Tobago
- (1) K'iche'
- (1) Maya
- (1) Public Service
- (1) Political Economy
- (1) Indigenous Languages
- (1) Neoliberalism
- (1) State-society Relations
- (1) Tropical Medicine
- (1) Pensions
- (1) Research
- (1) Reading Project
- (1) School Of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
- (1) International Health & Development
- (1) Paraguay
- (1) Art History
- (1) Community Events
- (1) Inter-american Relations
- (1) Doris Stone Librarian And Director
- (1) Associate Professor
- (1) Europe
- (1) Researcher
- (1) School Of Law
- (1) Mesoamerica
- (1) School Of Science & Engineering
- (1) Central America
- (1) Theatre & Dance
- (1) The Latin American Library
- (1) A.b. Freedman School Of Business
- (1) Lal
- (1) Latin American Studies
- (1) School Of Public Health And Tropical Medicine
- (1) Greenleaf Fellowship Program
- (1) Anthropology
- (1) Clasp
- (1) Cuban And Caribbean Studies Institute
- (1) Healthcare
- (1) Reading
- (1) Resources
- (1) Festival
Professor, Political Science; Senior Associate Research Fellow, CIPR
G. Eduardo Silva holds the Friezo Family Foundation Chair in Political Science at Tulane University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego and joined Tulane University in 2010. Previously he was Professor of Political Science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis where he was department chair (2007-10) and graduate director (2002-2007). His books include Transnational Activism and National Movements in Latin America: Bridging the Divide (2013); Challenging Neoliberalism in Latin America (2009); Organized Business, Economic Change, and Democracy in Latin America (1998), co-edited with Francisco Durand; The State and Capital in Chile: Technocrats, Business Elites, and Market Economics (1996); Elections and Democratization in Latin America, 1980-85 (1986), co-edited with Paul Drake. His articles, among other venues, have appeared in World Politics, Comparative Politics, Development and Change, Global Environmental Politics, Latin American Politics and Society, Latin American Research Review, and Latin American Perspectives. Professor Silva has received grants, among others, from the Social Science Research Council, the North-South Center of the University of Miami, Fulbright-Hays, and the University of Missouri Research Board. His research interests include Latin American political economy, interest groups and politics, social movements, and environmental politics.
- B.F.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1977
- M.A., New York University, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 1983
- Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, Political Science, 1991
- Professor, Tulane University, 2010-
- Professor, University of Missouri, St. Louis, 2002-2010
- Associate Professor, University of Missouri, St. Louis, 1997-2002
- Assistant Professor, University of Missouri, St. Louis, 1991-1997
- Member, Global Development Network's "Global Research Capacity Building Program," 2012-
- Member, Advisory Board, "Environmental Governance in Latin America and the Caribbean: Developing Frameworks for Sustainable and Equitable Natural Resource Use," Center for Documentation and Research on Latin America at the University of Amsterdam, 2010-
- Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Missouri, St. Louis, 2007-2010
- Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Missouri, St. Louis, 2002-2007
- Editorial Board, Center for Research and Documentation on Latin America book series, Brill publishers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2006-
- Consultant, Inter-American Development Bank, 2011
- Editorial Board, Latin American Politics and Society, University of Miami, 2000-
- Fulbright Senior Specialist Scholar, 2011
- Center for International Studies, UM St. Louis, Research Award, 2007, 2006, 2002, 2001, 2000
- Research Award, University of Missouri-St. Louis, “The Politics of Sustainable Development: Forest Policy in Latin America,” 1996
- Senior Research Associate Fellowship, North-South Center, “Broad-Based Sustainable Development and Forest Policy in Chile,” 1996
- Advanced Research Award, Social Science Research Council, “The Politics of Sustainable Development: Native Forest Policy in Latin America,” 1995
Languages: Spanish; German
Research & Teaching Specializations: Latin American Politics, Comparative Political Economy, Sustainable Development
- 2013. "Social Movements, Policy, and Conflict in Post-Neoliberal Latin America: Bolivia in the Time of Evo Morales," Research in Political Sociology 21: 51-76.
- 2013. Transnational Activism and National Movements in Latin America: Bridging the Divide. New York: Routledge.
- 2012. "Exchange Rising? Karl Polanyi and Contentious Politics in Latin America,” Latin American Politics and Society, 54, 3: 1-32.
- 2009. Challenging Neoliberalism in Latin America. New York: Cambridge University Press.
- 2007. "The Import-Substituting 'Model': Chile in Comparative Perspective." Latin American Perspectives. 34.3 (154): 69-92.
- 1998. Organized Business, Economic Change, and Democracy in Latin America. Co-editor with Francisco Durand. Coral Gables: North-South Center Press at the University of Miami.
- 1996. The State and Capital in Chile: Business Elites, Technocrats, and Market Economics. Boulder: Westview Press.
- 1986. Elections and Democratization in Latin America, 1980-85. Co-editor with Paul W. Drake. San Diego: Center for Latin American Studies; Center for U.S.-Mexico Studies; Institute of the Americas.
Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: People, Power and Politics in Latin America; Governments of Latin America
Number of Dissertations or Theses Supervised in the Past 5 Years: 3
LATEST SITE UPDATES
- Roundtable: Social Policy in Latin America since the Left Turn
- Paolo Spadoni: Cuba's Socialist Economy Today
- Bruno Bosteels speaks at Loyola University
- Art Syncopation
- MARI Brown Bag: Rebecca Hill and Erlend Johnson
- Virtual Citizens in Cuban Alternative Blogosphere Today
- Nueva Narrativa o Nuevarrativa en el Campo Literario Cubano Actual: La Generación Año Cero
- Rereadings: intellectual, literary and cultural exchange in Luso-Hispanic world
- MARI Brown Bag: Keith Eppich, "Maya Ceramics and the Maya Collapse: the last three centuries of the potting tradition at el Perú-Waka', Guatemala."
- Ideological Incoherence and Ideological Purity in the Mexican Revolution - Dr. Claudio Lomnitz
- Guest Lecture: "Listen to you. Public Hearings at the Commission of Truth and Reconciliation."
- MARI Brown Bag: Viola König
- Paquito D'Rivera Live with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
- Diversity & Equity in Higher Education
- Summer 2014 K-12 Teacher Grant
- Katy Henderson awarded Cuban Heritage Collection Fellowship
- Cuban Ambassador Visits Tulane
- Tulane alumnus elected president of Costa Rica
- CEQ paper published in special issue of Public Finance Review
- Eduardo Silva Invited to Two Presentations: Quito, Ecuador
- Ludovico Feoli discusses upcoming elections and democracy in Central America
- 2014 Maya Symposium Informs Educators, Scholars, and Enthusiasts about Travel in the Ancient Maya World
Bruno Bosteels speaks at Loyola University
The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Loyola University presents: “Politics and Violence in Latin America: Democracy in the Criticism of Arms,” a talk by Bruno Bosteels, Professor of Romance Studies at Cornell University. Bosteels is the author of Badiou and Politics, Marx and Freud in Latin America, and The Actuality of Communism, among other works.
For more information on this event, please contact Josefa Salmon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Caribbean, The Languages & Cultures Department at Loyola University, Rev. Scott Youree Watson, Gregory F. Curtin & Rev. Guy Lemieux SJ SAK Distinguished Professorships.
For the event flyer, click here.
The Pebbles Center turns 10!
The Pebbles Center is celebrating its 10th Anniversary! The 10th anniversary falls on Dia, a celebration of children and reading. To celebrate, the Pebbles Center is hosting renowned children’s book author Jorge Argueta. Mr. Argueta was a guest at the inauguration of the Pebbles Center 10 years ago. See photographs from Mr. Argueta’s previous visit here. He will present an interactive presentation based on some of his most recent books.
Jorge Tetl Argueta is a celebrated Salvadoran poet and writer whose bi-lingual children’s books have received numerous awards. A native Salvadoran and Pipil Nahua Indian, Jorge spent much of his childhood in rural El Salvador. He feels that everybody is capable of writing, especially young children who are natural poets! Argueta has written a series of delicious cooking poems perfect for reading while cooking or incorporating food into the classroom. Come out and celebrate with us!
Children and parents will be able to enjoy a wonderful reading and a workshop highlighting the delicious foods found in his books. We will be of course providing snacks as well as be able to distribute a handful of bilingual books donated by the New Orleans Public Library.
El 30 de abril es una fecha muy significativa para los niños. Se celebra el día de los niños y de los libros. Esta celebración se conoce como El día de los niños/ El día de los libros, y celebra la alegría y las maravillas de la infancia y la importancia de los libros en nuestra vida. Ven a celebrar con nosotros el día con autor salvadoreño Jorge Argueta.
Para una lista con la dirreción de todas las bibliotecas, por favor visite la página de web de la biblioteca pública de la Nueva Orleáns.
Photo by Nina Menconi.
The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival are pleased to present an art exhibit of renowned artist Angel Gonzalez de la Tijera entitled “Art Syncopation.” An opening reception will be held on April 22nd at 6 PM. The exhibit will be on display through May 20th.
Angel Gonzalez de la Tijera is an important Mexican Painter and one of the most significant contributors to contemporary figurative Mexican art. His work primarily focuses on figures and portraits in conjunction with music. His art reveals form and substance in a realistic manner.
Gonzalez de la Tijera was born in Mexico City in 1958. He developed his painting style, figurative realism, as a student of master painter Santiago Carbonell.