Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

Robert A. Pastor

Robert A. Pastor is a professor and director of the Center for North American Studies at American University in Washington DC. He is the author of the forthcoming book The North American Idea: A Vision of a Continental Future (Oxford University Press).


Eliana Cardoso

Eliana Cardoso is a professor of economics at Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo and served formerly as Secretary of International Affairs at the Brazilian Ministry of Finance.


Gordon Mace

Gordon Mace is a professor of political science and director of the Inter-American Studies Center at Université Laval in Quebec.


Jaime Granados and Jeremy Harris

Jaime Granados is a trade specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank, and Jeremy Harris is a trade policy consultant who has worked with a range of multilateral institutions and the U.K. Department for International Development.


Harvey E. Bale

Harvey Bale is a former director general of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers& Associations (IFPMA).


André de Mello e Souza and Harvey E. Bale

André de Mello e Souza is assistant professor of international relations at the Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro. Harvey E. Bale is a former director general of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA).  


Ira Shapiro

Ira Shapiro served in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative as General Counsel and Trade Ambassador during the Clinton Administration. During that time, he helped negotiate the completion of NAFTA and congressional passage of the agreement. He currently practices international trade law in the Washington, DC, office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP.


Alexandra Délano

Alexandra Délano is assistant professor for global studies at The New School. Follow her on Twitter at ale_delano.


Cheryl Little

Cheryl Little is Co-Founder of the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center and has served as Executive Director since 1996.


Jennifer Gordon

Jennifer Gordon is an associate professor at Fordham University School of Law and the author of Suburban Sweatshops: The Fight for Immigrant Rights (2005).


Abraham F. Lowenthal

Abraham F. Lowenthal is Robert F. Erburu Professor of Ethics, Globalization and Development at the University of Southern California and President Emeritus of the Pacific Council on International Policy.


Demetrios G. Papademetriou

Demetrios G. Papademetriou is President of the Migration Policy Institute and a former director for Immigration Policy and Research at the U.S. Department of Labor.


Sergio Muñoz Bata

Sergio Muñoz Bata writes a weekly syndicated column published in 18 newspapers across11 countries in the hemisphere. He is also both a former Los Angeles Times editorial board member and Executive Editor of La Opinión.


Tamar Jacoby

Tamar Jacoby is president of ImmigrationWorks USA, a federation of state-based business coalitionsdevoted to advancing immigration reform.

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