Rebecca J. Scott is Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Law at the University of Michigan. She studies slavery, emancipation, and citizenship in both Latin America and the United States. Along with Jean M.
Latin American Centre
Matthew Restall is a Colonial Latin American Historian with areas of specialization in Yucatan and Mexico, Guatemala and Belize, Maya history, the Spanish Conquest, and Africans in Spanish America.
Álvaro Caso Bello is a Ph.D. candidate in History at Johns Hopkins University, having previously completed an M.A. in History at Hopkins. He recently co-edited, with Gabriel Paquette, a new edition of Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos’ most influential writings in G.M.
Gonzalo Capellán PhD in Modern and Contemporary History with extraodinary award.
Andrew Paxman completed a PhD in History at UT Austin. From 2009 to 2013 he taught history at Millsaps College in Mississippi. He is a research professor at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) in Mexico, where he teaches history and journalism.
Carlos Solar is a British Academy Post-doctoral Fellow at the Latin American Centre in the University of Oxford.
From 2015 to 2017 he was a Research Fellow in Public Policy and an Associate Lecturer at the Department of Politics in the University of York.
He has also held visiting research appointments at the International Centre for Comparative Criminology at the University of Montreal, and in the Latin American Institute at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Maria A. Gwynn is a Global Leaders Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and a Research Fellow at University College, Oxford. She was formerly a postdoctoral research fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.
Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, artist, educator, author and promoter of non-violence, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1980 for his defence of human rights in his native Argentina and throughout Latin America.
Ambassador Eduardo dos Santos was born in Rio de Janeiro on 29 December 1952. He holds a degree in Legal and Social Studies from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and has been a career diplomat since 1975.