About the Department

Jorge I. Dominguez

Jorge I. Dominguez

Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico

On Leave Academic Year 2015 - 2016

Jorge I. Domínguez is Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico and chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. He is the author or editor of various books, among them Mexico's Evolving Democracy: A Comparative Study of the 2012 Elections; Handbook of Latin America in the World; Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin American, 4th ed.; Cuban Economic and Social Development: Policy Reforms and Challenges in the 21st Century; Debating U.S.-Cuban Relations: Shall We Play Ball?; Contemporary U.S.-Latin American Relations: Cooperation or Conflict in the 21st Century?; La política exterior de Cuba, 1962-2009; The United States and Mexico: Between Partnership and Conflict, 2nd ed.; Between Compliance and Conflict: East Asia, Latin America, and the "New" Pax Americana; Democratic Politics in Latin America and the Caribbean; Technopols: Freeing Politics and Markets in Latin America in the 1990s, and many other books and articles on domestic and international politics in Latin America and the Caribbean. A past president of the Latin American Studies Association and a past board chairman of the Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities, he currently serves on the editorial boards of Political Science Quarterly, Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica, Cuban Studies, Foro internacional, and Journal of Cold War Studies. He was series editor for the Peabody Award-winning Public Broadcasting System television series Crisis in Central America. His current research focuses on the international relations and domestic politics of Latin American countries. For more information, visit http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~jidoming.

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1737 Cambridge Street, CGIS Knafel Building 216, Cambridge, MA 02138

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By appointment. Professor Dominguez is on academic leave until 30 June 2016. He expects to return to teaching and research during academic year 2016-2017.

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