Andres Estefane Jaramillo PhD in History (State University of New York at Stony Brook) and researcher at the Center for the Study of Political History of the School of Government at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (Chile).
Martín Castro (DPhil. in Modern History, University of Oxford, 2004) is a researcher at CONICET (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina) and professor at Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (UNTREF- Argentina).
Rachel Meneguello is Professor of Political Science at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and editor of the journal Opinião Pública. In 2014/17 she served as Vice president of Graduate Studies Affairs at the University.
Rory Miller is Honorary Fellow in International Business History at the University of Liverpool. He was Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies between 1999 and 2002 and subsequently Reader in the Management School there.
Jessica Rich is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Marquette University, specializing in civil society, social movements, and state-building in Latin America.
Laurence Whitehead is a Senior Research Fellow in Politics at Nuffield College, Oxford University, and until 2015 was Senior Fellow of the College. During 2005/6 he served as Acting Warden there. In 2011/2 he served as Senior Proctor of the University.
Sergio Jaramillo is currently the Colombian Ambassador in Belgium and head of the Colombian Mission to the European Union. He studied Philosophy and Greek at the University of Toronto and at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
On 23 February 2018, the Brazilian Studies Programme will host a workshop on “Rethinking Brazilian Politics: New Directions in Research”.
Monize Arquer was a Recognised Student at the Latin American Centre under the supervision of Prof. Timothy J. Power. She was in Oxford for two Terms (six months), during her PhD in Political Science at the State University of Campinas (Unicamp) in Brazil. She has a Master Degree and a Bachelor Degree in Political Science by the same institution, and is a member of the Research Group in Brazilian Politics, which is associated to the Public Opinion Research Centre (CESOP) at Unicamp. She dedicated the period at LAC to improve her thesis both in theoretical and methodological ways. Her thesis title is “Construction and Functioning os São Paulo’s Party System (1982-2014)”, supervised by Prof. Rachel Meneguello (DCP-Unicamp). The main focus of this research is to explain the electoral predominance of specific political parties in heterogeneous contexts with high political fragmentation and high levels of competitiveness. To answer this question she analyzes the electoral and organizational strategies of the Brazilian political parties throughout the territory of the state of São Paulo from 1982 to 2016. In a broader way, her research interests are Political Parties, Party Systems, Elections and Electoral Behavior.