Board of Directors


Stephany Griffith-Jones

Financial Markets Program Director at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University

B.A. Universidad de Chile, Phd University of Cambridge

Research Interests: 

Capital markets, economic crisis, developing world, economics

Peter Siavelis

Professor of Political Science and Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program at Wake Forest University

PhD in Government, Georgetown University

Research Interests: 


Comparative Governments, Latin American Politics, International Political Economy, Design of Democratic Institutions.

Harley Shaiken

Chair of the Center for Latin American Studies, University of California at Berkeley

B.A. in Economics, Wayne State University


Research Interests: 

Latin America, Labor, Information Technology, the Organization of Work, Global Economic Integration, Trade.

José Antonio Ocampo

Profesor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs at Columbia University

Ph. D., Economics, Yale University. B. A., Economics and Sociology, University of Notre Dame.


Research Interests: 

Economics, Trade, Sustainable Development, Economic History, Latin America, United Nations.

Manuel Agosin

Dean of the School of Economics and Business at University of Chile

Ph.D. in Economics, Columbia University. M.A. in Economics, Columbia University. Commercial Engineer, Universidad de Chile


Research Interests: 

International Economics, Economic Development, Macroeconomics.