Jorge Antonio Alves is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Queens College. His research interests include political economy of development, the construction of state capacity, social policy, federalism and intergovernmental relations focusing on Brazil and Latin America
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Amy Chazkel is Associate Professor of History at Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center. She is the author of Laws of Chance: Brazil’s Clandestine Lottery and the Making of Urban Public Life in Brazil (Duke University Press, 2011).
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John Collins is Director of Queens College’s Program in Latin American and Latino Studies and an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center. A specialist in historical ethnography, semiotics, race, and urban anthropology, he has conducted research in Brazil since 1992.
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Eva Fernández is Assistant Vice Provost at Queens College and has faculty affiliations in Linguistics & Communication Disorders at Queens and in Linguistics and in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her research focuses on cross-linguistic language processing in monolingual and bilingual populations.
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José Miguel Martínez-Torrejón is Professor and Chair of Hispanic Languages and Literatures at Queens College. He has been at Queens College since 1997. He has also taught at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa as a visiting professor. His teaching and research have focused on Peninsular and Colonial history and literature of the 16th and 17th centuries, with special interest in the political dimension of literary texts.
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