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Viewing experts on: Latin America
Associate Professor; Director of Human Rights Research
Email: Mark Ensalaco
Ensalaco's expertise is in terrorism, political violence, human rights, dictators, human trafficking, immigration and Latin America. He is the author of the book Middle Eastern Terrorism: From Black September to September 11 and several journal articles on human rights. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: CBS Radio News, CNN en Espanol, CNN International, Fox News Channel, BBC, Reuters, The New York Times, Voice of America and several on-camera appearances in Dayton. Ensalaco is fluent in Spanish.
Executive Director of Human Rights Center; Research Professor of Law
Email: Camilo Pérez-Bustillo
Perez-Bustillo's expertise is in human rights, U.S.-Mexico border issues; Latin America, especially the impact of U.S. policy; immigration, rights of indigenous people, liberation theology, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the World Trade Organization and tribunals of conscience. He is the author of the book Human Rights, Hegemony and Utopia in Latin America: Poverty, Forced Migration and Resistance in Mexico and Colombia, and several several books, chapters and articles on human rights. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: The Huffington Post, Quartz, Univision, El Heraldo (Honduras) and Radio Formula. He is fluent in Spanish.
Associate Professor; Chair of Department of History
Email: Juan Santamarina
Fluent Spanish. Juan has been traveling to Cuba and studying and writing about the history of the island for nearly two decades. He has published broadly on the topic of Cuban history and also has been a writer for three documentary films on Cuba, including Cuba: A Lifetime of Passion (2006). The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: International Business Times.