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Korbel Latin America Center

Korbel Latin America Center

Researching the Past, Present & Future

Our center and faculty publish expert research on topics related to Latin America. A core goal of the center is to produce additional original research. The center fosters research collaboration among faculty from diverse units across the campus. The center focuses on substantive themes and projects that build on the core expertise of our faculty affiliates, including:

  • Community and human security
  • Nonviolent action and peacebuilding
  • Economic development, inequality, and social inclusion
  • State-building and governance
  • Human rights
  • Emerging powers and the changing world system
  • Illicit markets, drug trafficking and human trafficking
  • Indigenous groups
  • Regional diplomacy and US-Latin America relations
  • Environment, biodiversity, property rights, and extractive industries