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G. K. Reddy

Gunupati Keshava Reddy, better known as G. K. Reddy, was an Indian journalist who attained national and international acclaim for his articles and news stories. He was a major contributor to the newspaper The Hindu for more than two decades, beco ...

                                               

Victoria Schofield

Rosemary Victoria Schofield is a British author, biographer, and historian. Her most recent books are a two volume history of the Black Watch and a biography of John Wheeler-Bennett. She also authored the first full-length biography of Field Mars ...

                                               

Christopher Snedden

Christopher Snedden is an Australian political scientist, politico-strategic analyst, academic researcher and author. In 2012, he has authored the book The Untold Story of the People of Azad Kashmir, where he proposed that the origins of the Kash ...

                                               

Roy Adams

Roy J. Adams is a Canadian-American academic, author, adventurer, labour rights activist and poet. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he received his B.A. degree from Pennsylvania State University summa cum laude in 1967 and his Ph.D. degree in ...

                                               

Romano Alquati

Romano Alquati was an Italian sociologist, political theorist and activist. He was known for his work for Operaist journal Quaderni Rossi and his Marxist analysis of labour practices at Italian companies FIAT and Olivetti.

                                               

Kate Bronfenbrenner

Kate Bronfenbrenner is the Director of Labor Education Research at the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations. She is a leading authority on successful strategies in labor union organizing, and on the effects of outsourcing a ...

                                               

Kendra Coulter

Kendra Coulter is a Canadian labour studies scholar with a background in anthropology who is currently an associate professor at the Centre for Labour Studies at Brock University. She is the author of Revolutionizing Retail: Workers, Political Ac ...

                                               

Andrew Glyn

Andrew John Glyn was an English economist, University Lecturer in Economics at the University of Oxford and Fellow and Tutor in Economics in Corpus Christi College. A Marxian economist, his research interests focused on issues of unemployment and ...

                                               

Kerstin Jacobsson

Kerstin Jacobsson is a Swedish political sociologist conducting research on democracy issues, the European Union, active labour market policies and social movements. She is a professor in the Department of Sociology and Work Science at the Univer ...

                                               

Mario Tronti

Mario Tronti is an Italian philosopher and politician, considered as one of the founders of the theory of operaismo in the 1960s. An active member of the Italian Communist Party PCI during the 1950s, he was, with Raniero Panzieri, amongst the fou ...

                                               

Hugo Achugar

Achugar graduated from the Artigas Institute for Teachers Instituto de Profesores Artigas or IPA with a degree in literature, and taught secondary education until, dismissed by the dictatorship, he relocated to Venezuela. In Caracas, he worked as ...

                                               

Jeremy Adelman

Jeremy Adelman is the Henry Charles Lea Professor of History at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, where he is also the director of the Global History Lab. Previously, he served as the director of the Council for International Teac ...

                                               

Robert J. Alexander

Robert Jackson "Bob" Alexander was an American political activist, writer, and academic who spent most of his professional career at Rutgers University. He is best remembered for his pioneering studies on the trade union movement in Latin America ...

                                               

Ida Altman

Ida Louise Altman is an American historian of colonial Spain and Latin America. Her book Emigrants and Society received the 1990 Herbert E. Bolton Prize of the Conference on Latin American History. She is Professor Emerita of History at the Unive ...

                                               

Margot Arce de Vazquez

Dr. Margot Arce de Vazquez was a writer, essayist and educator who founded the Puerto Rican Academy of the Spanish Language.

                                               

Arturo Arias

Arturo Arias is a Guatemalan novelist and critic, currently a distinguished professor of 20th-century Spanish-American Literature at the University of California, Merced. He has taught courses specializing in: Central American literature; Indigen ...

                                               

Ștefan Baciu

Ștefan Aurel Baciu was a Romanian and Brazilian poet, novelist, publicist and academic who lived his later life in Hawaii. A precocious, award-winning, young author in interwar Romania, he was involved in editing several literary magazines. Attra ...

                                               

Marc Becker

Marc Becker is a professor of Latin American Studies at Truman State University. He is a co-founder of NativeWeb, an internet resource that compiles information about Indigenous peoples around the world. He has published two books and several art ...

                                               

Ruth Behar

Ruth Behar is a Cuban-American anthropologist and writer. Her work includes academic studies, as well as poetry, memoir, and literary fiction. As an anthropologist, she has argued for the open adoption and acknowledgement of the subjective nature ...

                                               

Antonio Benitez-Rojo

Antonio Benitez-Rojo was a Cuban novelist, essayist and short-story writer. He was widely regarded as the most significant Cuban author of his generation. His work has been translated into nine languages and collected in more than 50 anthologies.

                                               

Leslie Bethell

Leslie Michael Bethell is an English historian and university professor, who specialises in the study of 19th- and 20th-century Latin America, focusing on Brazil in particular. He received both his Bachelor of Arts and Doctorate in History at the ...

                                               

John Beverley (Latin Americanist)

John Randolph Beverley II is a literary and cultural critic at the University of Pittsburgh, where he is a professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies as well as an adjunct professor in the English and communication de ...

                                               

Hiram Bingham III

Hiram Bingham III was an American academic, explorer and politician. He made public the existence of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in 1911 with the guidance of local indigenous farmers. Later, Bingham served as a member of the United States Se ...

                                               

Herbert Eugene Bolton

Herbert Eugene Bolton was an American historian who pioneered the study of the Spanish-American borderlands and was a prominent authority on Spanish American history. He originated what became known as the Bolton Theory of the history of the Amer ...

                                               

Elizabeth Hill Boone

Elizabeth Hill Boone is an American art historian, ethnohistorian and academic, specialising in the study of Latin American art and in particular the early colonial and pre-Columbian art, iconography and pictoral codices associated with the Mixte ...

                                               

Edward Gaylord Bourne

Edward Gaylord Bourne, Ph. D. was an American historian. He was born in Strykersville, New York, and educated at Yale graduating in 1883 with high honors. He taught at Adelbert College, Cleveland from 1888 - 1895 when he became a Professor of His ...

                                               

David Brading

David Anthony Brading Litt.D, FRHistS, FBA, is a British historian and Professor Emeritus of Mexican History at the University of Cambridge, where he is an Emeritus Fellow of Clare Hall and a Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College. His work has been ...

                                               

Jose Manuel Briceño Guerrero

Jose Manuel Briceño Guerrero was a Venezuelan writer, philologist and philosopher. A large part of his work was published under the pen-name Jonuel Brigue. After doctoring in Vienna in 1961 with a thesis entitled" The Socio-Psychological Foundati ...

                                               

Victor Bulmer-Thomas

Victor Bulmer-Thomas CMG OBE is a British academic who has specialised in Latin America and the Caribbean. Born in London, his first experience of the Americas was as a V.S.O. in Belize, where he taught several of the current leaders of the count ...

                                               

Louise Burkhart

Louise M. Burkhart is an American academic ethnohistorian and anthropologist, noted as a scholar of early colonial Mesoamerican literature. In particular, her published research has a focus on aspects of the religious beliefs and practices of Nah ...

                                               

Robert N. Burr

Robert N. Burr was an American historian. He was a Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1948 to 1987, where he established the Latin American Studies program and served as its chair department from 1973 to 1977. ...

                                               

Roderic Ai Camp

Roderic Ai Camp is an American academic specialized in Mexican studies. He is a frequent consultant to international media including the BBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, and was once a contributing editor t ...

                                               

Antonio Candido

Antonio Candido de Mello e Souza was a Brazilian writer, professor, sociologist and literary critic. As a critic of Brazilian literature, he is regarded as having been one of the foremost scholars on the subject by Brazilian universities. He was ...

                                               

Jorge Canizares-Esguerra

Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra is a faculty member in the History Department at the University of Texas at Austin, where he holds the Alice Drysdale Sheffield Professorship in History. He is most notable for his work in Atlantic history, the history of ...

                                               

François Chevalier

François Chevalier was a distinguished French historian of Latin America. His most well-known publication is Land and Society in Colonial Mexico: The Great Hacienda, which was originally published in French as La formation des grands domaines au ...

                                               

Ronald H. Chilcote

Ronald H. Chilcote is Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Riverside, and has served as Managing Editor of the academic journal Latin American Perspectives since its founding in ...

                                               

Iordan Chimet

Iordan Chimet was a Romanian poet, childrens writer and essayist, whose work was inspired by Surrealism and Onirism. He is also known as a memoirist, theater, art and film critic, book publisher and translator. Chimet, who was an opponent of tota ...

                                               

Pierre Clastres

Pierre Clastres was a French anthropologist and ethnologist. He is best known for his contributions to the field of political anthropology, with his fieldwork among the Guayaki in Paraguay and his theory of stateless societies. An anarchist seeki ...

                                               

Howard F. Cline

Howard F. Cline was an American government official and historian, specialising in Latin America. Cline served as Director of the Hispanic Foundation at the Library of Congress from 1952 until his death in June 1971. He was one of the founders of ...

                                               

Michael Conniff

Michael Lee Conniff is a historian of Latin America, who specializes on modern Brazil and Panama. Between 2002-12 he also created and directed the Global Studies program and afterward served as professor of history at San Jose State University, C ...

                                               

Antonio Cornejo Polar

Antonio Cornejo-Polar was a Peruvian-born academic, teacher, literature and cultural critic, known particularly for his theorization of the concept of "heterogeneity."

                                               

Ruben Cotelo

Ruben Cotelo was an Uruguayan writer, journalist, and literary critic, known for his acute reviews on literature and cinema. He was married and divorced. He had three sons and one daughter. Emiliano Cotelo, his oldest son, is a radio journalist i ...

                                               

Greg Dawes

Gregory Dawes is a distinguished professor of Latin American Studies at North Carolina State University. He has written on Latin American studies and literary theory and is the editor of A Contracorriente, an online academic journal dedicated to ...

                                               

Fernando de Toro

Fernando de Toro Garland is born in 1925 in Santiago do Chile. In 1946 he would complete one of his many Degrees in subjects such as Humanities, Philosophy and Law, becoming a member of the Illustrious Bar Association in Madrid in 1957 and later ...

                                               

Warren Dean (historian)

Warren Dean was a prize-winning historian of modern Latin America, specializing in Brazil as well as environmental history. Following his accidental death by asphyxiation due to a defective gas line in his rented apartment, the Warren Dean Prize ...

                                               

Andrzej Dembicz

He graduated Institute of Geography of the University of Warsaw, currently the Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies of the University of Warsaw, in 1963. He was interested in rural communities and sugar cane plantations, social regional spac ...

                                               

Ariel Dorfman

Vladimiro Ariel Dorfman is an Argentine-Chilean-American novelist, playwright, essayist, academic, and human rights activist. A citizen of the United States since 2004, he has been a professor of literature and Latin American Studies at Duke Univ ...

                                               

James Dunkerley

James Chadwick Dunkerley OBE is Professor of Politics at Queen Mary, University of London, and the former Director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas and the Institute of Latin American Studies of the University of London. He has writ ...

                                               

John Elliott (historian)

Sir John Huxtable Elliott, is a British historian, Regius Professor Emeritus at the University of Oxford and Honorary Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford and Trinity College, Cambridge. He publishes under the name J.H. Elliott.

                                               

Arturo Escobar (anthropologist)

Arturo Escobar is a Colombian-American anthropologist and the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. His academic research interests include political ecology, anthropology of develo ...