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Miguel Leon-Portilla

Miguel Leon-Portilla was a Mexican anthropologist and historian. He was one of the most reputable and commonly cited authorities on Aztec culture and literature in the pre-Columbian and colonial eras among Mexican academia. Many of his works have ...

                                               

James Lockhart (historian)

James Lockhart was a U.S. historian of colonial Latin America, especially the Nahua people and Nahuatl language. Born in Huntington, West Virginia, Lockhart attended West Virginia University BA, 1956 and the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Late ...

                                               

John Lynch (historian)

John Lynch was Professor of Latin American History at the University of London. He spent most of his academic career at University College, and then from 1974 to 1987 as Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies. The main focus of his w ...

                                               

Murdo J. MacLeod

Murdo J. MacLeod is a Scottish historian of Latin America, publishing extensively on the history of colonial-era Central America, the Caribbean, and the Atlantic world. His monograph Spanish Central America: A Socioeconomic History is a major con ...

                                               

Jorge Majfud

He was born in Tacuarembo, Uruguay. He received a professional degree in Architecture in 1996 from the University of the Republic in Montevideo and studied at Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes. He traveled extensively to gather material that would ...

                                               

Florencia Mallon

Florencia Mallon was born in Santiago, Chile and attended high school in Argentina, Colombia and the United States. She graduated from Harvard University with a B.A., magna cum laude in literature and history in 1973. A graduate research seminar ...

                                               

Erwin Kempton Mapes

Erwin Kempton Mapes was an American scholar of Spanish-American literature and Hispanist, renowned for his work on the Hispanic Modernists. Born in Gilman, Illinois, Mapes received his bachelors from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, in 1909 ...

                                               

Carlos Marichal

Carlos Marichal is a Mexican economic historian who currently works at El Colegio de Mexico, where he has taught since 1989. He has done research and published widely on the economic and financial history of Latin America.

                                               

Ignacio Martin-Baro

Ignacio Martin-Baro, S.J. was a scholar, social psychologist, philosopher and Jesuit priest. He was one of the victims of the 1989 murders of Jesuits in El Salvador

                                               

Gerald Martin

Gerald Martin is a critic of Latin American fiction. He is particularly known for his work on the Guatemalan author Miguel Angel Asturias and on the Colombian Gabriel Garcia Marquez, both of whom are winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature. His ...

                                               

Tomas Eloy Martinez

Born on July 16, 1934, in San Miguel de Tucuman, Martinez obtained a degree in Spanish and Latin American literature from the University of Tucuman, and an MA at the University of Paris. From 1957 to 1961 he was a film critic in Buenos Aires for ...

                                               

Kenneth Maxwell

Kenneth Robert Maxwell is a British historian who specializes in Iberia and Latin America. A longtime member of the Council on Foreign Relations, for fifteen years he headed its Latin America Studies Program. His May 13, 2004 resignation from the ...

                                               

David Maybury-Lewis

David Henry Peter Maybury-Lewis was a British anthropologist, ethnologist of lowland South America, activist for indigenous peoples human rights, and professor emeritus of Harvard University. Born in Hyderabad, Sindh now in Pakistan, Maybury-Lewi ...

                                               

Cynthia McClintock

Cynthia McClintock is a professor at George Washington University and an author. She serves on the Center for International Policys board of directors. From 1994–1995 she was the president of the Latin American Studies Association. She is an expe ...

                                               

Gustavo A. Mellander

Gustavo Gus Adolfo Mellander is a seasoned and respected leader in the field of university and college administration in the United States. He served as dean of academic affairs and chancellor at Inter American University of Puerto Rico,1966–69, ...

                                               

R. B. Merriman

Roger Bigelow Merriman was an American historian and a practitioner of scientific historiography developed by German historians. He is known especially for his multivolume history of the Spanish Empire.

                                               

Walter Mignolo

Walter D. Mignolo is an Argentine semiotician and professor at Duke University, who has published extensively on semiotics and literary theory, and worked on different aspects of the modern and colonial world, exploring concepts such as global co ...

                                               

Sidney Mintz

Sidney Wilfred Mintz was an American anthropologist best known for his studies of the Caribbean, creolization, and the anthropology of food. Mintz received his PhD at Columbia University in 1951 and conducted his primary fieldwork among sugar-can ...

                                               

Maxine Molyneux

Prof. Maxine Deirdre Molyneux is a sociologist whose work focuses on the womens movement. That womens interests and gender interests are different categories is the discovery for which Maxine Molyneux is most frequently cited. Her focus is womens ...

                                               

Alfred Montero

Alfred P. Montero is Frank B. Kellogg Professor of political science at Carleton College, specializing in comparative politics. He has also done in-depth studies of Brazil and Spain, and is the faculty director of an off-campus studies program at ...

                                               

Alberto Moreiras

Alberto Moreiras is a Spanish-born academic and cultural theorist who currently works at Texas A&M University. Previously he taught at Duke University and at the Centre for Modern Thought at the University of Aberdeen. His publications includ ...

                                               

Richard McGee Morse

Richard "Dick" McGee Morse, Ph.D. was a Latin Americanist scholar and professor at Columbia University, University of Puerto Rico, Yale University and Stanford University before finishing his career at the Wilson Center in Washington DC. Morse wa ...

                                               

Gerardo L. Munck

Gerardo L. Munck is a professor of international relations and political science at the School of International Relations of the University of Southern California.

                                               

Jose Esteban Muñoz

Jose Esteban Muñoz was a Cuban American academic in the fields of performance studies, visual culture, queer theory, cultural studies, and critical theory. His first book, Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics examin ...

                                               

Edmundo Murray

Edmundo Murray studied in Argentina, the United States and Switzerland. PhD literature from University of Zurich Romanisches Seminar, M.A. University of Geneva. Editor at WTO Publications, the in-house publisher of the World Trade Organization. A ...

                                               

Warwick Murray

Warwick Murray FNZGS, DNZG is a New Zealand academic, educationalist and musician. Born in Edgbaston, Birmingham and raised in Hereford, England, Murray graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1993, where he also gained a PhD 1997. He has ...

                                               

Suzanne Oboler

Suzanne Oboler is a Peruvian-American scholar and Professor of Latin American and Latina/o Studies at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York. Oboler is the author of Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives: Identity and t ...

                                               

Guillermo O'Donnell

Guillermo Alberto ODonnell was a prominent Argentine political scientist, who spent most of his career working in Argentina and the United States, and who made lasting contributions to theorizing on authoritarianism and democratization, democracy ...

                                               

Paul Ortiz (historian)

Paul Ortiz is an American historian. His book Emancipation Betrayed: The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White Violence in Florida from Reconstruction to the Bloody Election of 1920 chronicles the origin of the first statewide voter regist ...

                                               

Erwin Walter Palm

Palm was born 28 August 1910 in Frankfurt/Main, in a house that was located near todays Suhrkamp house. He is the only survivor of the Holocaust from his family, his relatives having been murdered by the Nazi regime. Palm studied archaeology at t ...

                                               

Helen Rand Parish

Parish and her twin sister, Olive, were born in Waterbury, Connecticut on October 10, 1912. At a young age, the twins became research subjects of Arnold Gesell, a child development pioneer who founded the Yale Clinic of Child Development. The twi ...

                                               

J. H. Parry

John Horace Parry CMG, MBE was a distinguished maritime historian, who served as Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs at Harvard University.

                                               

Margaret Sayers Peden

Margaret Sayers Peden is an American translator and professor emerita of Spanish at the University of Missouri. She lives and works in Columbia, Missouri.

                                               

Jaime Perales Contreras

Jaime Perales Contreras was born in Mexico City. Mexican cultural critic, public commentator and scholar. He wrote the first full-fledged biography on Nobel Award Winner for Literature Octavio Paz., finalist XX Comillas Award for Biography and Hi ...

                                               

Gustavo Perez Firmat

A writer and scholar, Gustavo Perez Firmat was born in 1949, Havana, Cuba, and raised in Miami, Florida. He attended Miami-Dade Community College, the University of Miami, and the University of Michigan, where he earned a Ph.D. in Comparative Lit ...

                                               

Ricardo Piglia

Ricardo Piglia was an Argentine author, critic, and scholar best known for introducing hard-boiled fiction to the Argentine public.

                                               

Juan Poblete

Juan Poblete is Professor of Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Poblete began his career as a UCSC Assistant Professor in 1997. He is also the provost of Kresge College at UCSC and a Govern ...

                                               

Giovanni Pontiero

Giovanni Pontiero was a British scholar of Italian descent and translator of Portuguese fiction. Most notably, he translated the works of Jose Saramago and Clarice Lispector, two celebrated names in Portuguese-language literature.

                                               

Philip Wayne Powell

Philip Wayne Powell was an American historian specializing in the Spanish colonial history of the American Southwest. He was born in Chino, California, attended Occidental College and transferred to the University of California, Berkeley, receivi ...

                                               

Mary Louise Pratt

Mary Louise Pratt is a Silver Professor and Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures at New York University. She received her B.A. in Modern Languages and Literatures from the University of Toronto in 1970, her M.A. in Lingui ...

                                               

William H. Prescott

William Hickling Prescott was an American historian and Hispanist, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian. Despite suffering from serious visual impairment, which at times prevented him f ...

                                               

Sarah A. Radcliffe

Dr. Sarah A. Radcliffe is Professor in Latin American Geography at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Christs College, Cambridge. She is an editor at the Progress in Human Geography journal.

                                               

Michael Radu

Michael S. Radu was a Romanian American political scientist and journalist who grew up in Romania. He was Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Co-Chairman of FPRIs Center on Terrorism, Counter-T ...

                                               

Angel Rama

Angel A. Rama was a Uruguayan writer, academic, and literary critic, known for his work on modernismo and for his theorization of the concept of "transculturation."

                                               

Bernd Reiter

Bernd Reiter is the director of the Institute for The Study of Latin American and the Caribbean and professor of political science for the School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies at the University of South Florida. His research focuses on demo ...

                                               

Eugen Relgis

Eugen D. Relgis was a Romanian writer, pacifist philosopher and anarchist militant, known as a theorist of humanitarianism. His internationalist dogma, with distinct echoes from Judaism and Jewish ethics, was first shaped during World War I, when ...

                                               

Obadiah Rich

Obadiah Rich was an American diplomat, bibliophile and bibliographer specializing the history of Latin America. He was credited with making the field of Americana a recognized field of scholarship by the bibliographer Nicholas Trubner.

                                               

Nelly Richard

Nelly Richard is a Chilean cultural theorist and editor of the Revista de critica cultural. Among her books are The Insubordination of Signs and Cultural Residues. Critic Jon Beasley-Murray writes in a review of her work that "Nelly Richard has b ...

                                               

J. Fred Rippy

James Fred Rippy was an American professor, author, and historian of Latin America and American diplomacy.

                                               

Tlaloc Rivas

Tlaloc Rivas is a self-identified Chicano who is an award-winning writer and theatre director. He is also the co-founder of the Latinx Theatre Commons, which works side by side with HowlRound to revolutionize American theater and to highlight and ...