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... other developments will shape American foreign policy in Latin America Read the interview here The SFS Dean s Office and the Center for Latin American Studies gratefully thank Professor Erick Langer for his long and dedicated service to CLAS Professor Erick Langer completed his term as MAinLAS Director on June 30 2015 Professor Langer has served CLAS in many capacities over the years first as Center Director from 2009 to 2012 and more recently as MAinLAS Director from 2012 to 2015 Professor Langer s contributions to CLAS have been many including establishing the Cátedra Argentina developing stronger links with CLAS alumni and strengthening relationships among the many Latin Americanists and Latin American initiatives across the University He also assembled a CLAS Advisory Board composed of important leaders from the private and public sectors in Latin America and the United States and charged with helping to maintain CLAS as a premier center for Latin American Studies CLAS has benefited from Professor Langer s deep knowledge of Latin America his extensive experience in the region and his enduring commitment to area studies We wish him well as he returns to focus on his teaching and research The SFS Dean s Office and the Center for Latin American Studies are pleased to announce that Professor Diana Kapiszewski has been appointed CLAS Academic Director Diana Kapiszewski is Associate Professor in Georgetown s Department of Government Her research interests include public law comparative politics and research methods Her first book High Courts and Economic Governance in Argentina and Brazil Cambridge University Press 2012 received the American Political Science Association s C Herman Pritchett Award for the best book on law and courts written by a political scientist and published in 2012 She has also co edited Consequential Courts Judicial Roles in Global Perspective Cambridge University Press 2013 Her ongoing projects include a co edited volume exploring justice sector institutions in Latin America a project examining constitutionalism with adjectives a project analyzing institutions of electoral governance in Latin America and a project investigating the evolution in the legal infrastructure regulating informal employment in the Global South In the area of research methods Kapiszewski co directs the Qualitative Data Repository has co authored Field Research in Political Science Practices and Principles Cambridge University Press 2015 and in 2013 was awarded the APSA Qualitative and Multi Method Research section s Mid Career Achievement Award Her work has appeared in Latin American Politics and Society Law and Social Inquiry Law Society Review Perspectives on Politics and PS Political Science and Politics CLAS is pleased to welcome Dr Jenny Guardado to our faculty as Assistant Professor of Political Economy Please see a brief bio below Jenny Guardado will join the Center for Latin American Studies in Fall 2015 as an assistant professor of political economy Dr Guardado completed her PhD in Political Science at New York University in 2014 and spent the 2014 2015 academic year at the Harris School of Public Policy University of Chicago as a postdoctoral scholar Her research focuses on the politics of economic development and armed conflict In her dissertation she draws on original data on sub national governance during the late 17th and 18th centuries to advance an explanation for why we observe substantial differences in the levels of economic development within former Spanish colonies in the Americas Dr Guardado s research on long term economic development and corruption in Peru has been awarded the Pi Sigma Alpha Award for best paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association meeting in 2013 Her work on land tenure in Peru was awarded the Oliver A Williamson Prize for best paper presented at the International Society for New Institutional Economics Conference in 2014 The Latest from CLAS Join CLAS for live chats to learn more about our MAinLAS Program Learn more about MAinLAS during the Online Sessions scheduled by the Graduate School of Arts Sciences Friday December 18 2015 3 4 p m EST Tuesday December 22 2015 3 4 p m EST These informal exchanges offer an easy and interactive way to ask questions about the application process our academic programs being a student at Georgetown or other topics of interest to prospective students and applicants Take this opportunity to live chat with CLAS Associate Director Julie McMurtry who will be able to take your questions You can create a chat account at this link Click here to join a chat in progress and ask questions Learn More Attend The Economist Cuba Summit Dec 3 2015 Find discount code below The Economist Events Cuba Summit December 3rd 2015 Washington D C Cuba Summit To date foreign businesses operating in Cuba have faced many restrictions which have prevented them from responding quickly to emerging opportunities Additionally a shift in 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