Speaker Information
Global Issues 2017





Dr. Jorge Dominguez

Dr. Jorge Dominguez

Dr. Jorge I. Domínguez is Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico and chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. He is the author or editor of Mexico’s Evolving Democracy: A Comparative Study of the 2012 Elections; Handbook of Latin America in the World; Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin America, 4th ed.; Cuban Economic and Social Development: Policy Reforms and Challenges in the 21st Century; Debating U.S.-Cuban Relations: Shall We Play Ball?; Contemporary U.S.-Latin American Relations: Cooperation or Conflict in the 21st Century; and many other books and articles on domestic and international politics in Latin America and the Caribbean.

A past president of the Latin American Studies Association and a past board chairman of the Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities, Dr. Dominguez currently serves on the editorial boards of Political Science Quarterly, Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica, Cuban Studies, Foro internacional, and the Journal of Cold War Studies. He was series editor for the Peabody Award-winning Public Broadcasting System television series “Crisis in Central America.”

Dr. Dominguez holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University.  His current research focuses on the international relations and domestic politics of Latin American countries.