Harvard University, Ph.D. received 1965
Dissertation: “Dollar Diplomacy and Non-Intervention. The Latin American Policy of the United States, 1919-1924.”
Fields of Concentration: Latin America, United States, Medieval England
Cambridge University (Peterhouse), 1959 to 1960, graduate work in History
Amherst College, B.A. received 1959, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Principal Employment – Teaching, Administration and Research
2010-2012 Visiting Fellow, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Write a book on United States Relations with Latin America. The central concern is to explore how the nations of Latin America deal with the United States and establish themselves as active players in the world community through the formulation of autonomous foreign policies.
2006-Present Consultant, Lecturer
Serve as outside evaluator for programs of private foundations and public grant-making agencies, departments and programs in universities
Advise private clients in the United States and Latin America on the political situation in Latin America
Lecture at colleges and universities throughout the country
Participate in research projects on hemispheric security and citizen security in Latin America
1990-2006 Director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC
Organized study groups or research teams of Latin Americanists who deal with issues of importance to the hemisphere and arranged for the publication and dissemination of the results of their work.
Organized and coordinated meetings on subjects of interest to the academic communities in the USA and Latin America and the policy community in the USA concerned with Latin America.
Raised the funds necessary to support the research and conduct the meetings that constitute the major elements of the program’s activities, approximately $1,000,000 per annum.
Conducted a wide variety of outreach activities to the policy community, such as Peace and Security in the Americas briefings, the Meet The Ambassador series, the Environment and Economic Development series, and the briefings on Latin America for staff of the members of congress, the NGO community in Washington and the private sector.
Served as a member of the senior staff of the Wilson Center to help in the conduct its fellowship competition, the publications program, and to advise the director of the center on the activities conducted by the programs of the center.
Served as co-chair of the Committee on Comparative Urban Studies of the Wilson Center, which conducts two projects dealing with cities around the world. This Group was accorded special status at the UN Habitat II Conference, and produced a book on the Urban Future.
1982-1990 Director, Office of International Programs, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Established and administered twenty study abroad programs for undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences, increasing the number of students on the program from units to hundreds.
Administered the Curriculum in International Studies, an interdisciplinary program with 250 majors taking dozens of courses in as many departments from nearly 100 faculty.
Created a new Global Issues Curriculum. These team-taught, inter-disciplinary courses dealing with transnational issues now form part of the Curriculum in International Studies.
Represented the College of Arts and Sciences on all university committees dealing with international affairs; represented the University on the University Council for International Programs.
Coordinated five area studies programs involving 45 faculty and nearly 100 courses.
Administered the Great Decisions lecture series which involved three undergraduate courses, with 400 students, community outreach, and the visits of prominent figures in international affairs to our campus.
Drafted seven grant proposals for projects in international education and raised $400,000 for the Office’s programs.
1971-1990 University of North Carolina, Associate Professor to Professor of History
1964-1971 Assistant Professor of History, Yale University
HONORS and PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION
Three time recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship; NDEA Fellow; National Fellow (Hoover Institution), Visiting Scholar (David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University); Teaching awards at Yale, UNC, Georgetown, SAIS
From 1992 to 2006, I was either a chair or a discussant on approximately twenty panels or conferences per year. In addition, during that period, I appeared on television or radio programs to discuss Latin America and United States foreign policy approximately fifty times per year.
MEMBERSHIP on BOARDS and COMMITTEES
Consejo Consultivo, Asuntos del Sur (Argentina)
Board of Visitors, New England Conservatory of Music
Member, Land Acquisition Committee, The 300 Committee, Falmouth
Board of Editors, Politica y Estrategia (Argentina)
Board of Advisors, Social Enterprise Associates
Board of Directors, International Institute of Spain
Bryce Wood Prize Committee, LASA
Additional Teaching Experience
Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Buenos Aires, Oct – Nov 2006 (classes taught in Span.)
Universidad San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Oct 2003, Oct 2004 (classes taught in Span.)
The Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Adjunct Professor, 1992-1996
Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, Visiting Professor, May 1995 (classes taught in Spanish)
Instituto de Servicio Exterior de la Nación (Argentina), Visiting Professor, August, 1994 (classes taught in Spanish)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, San José, Costa Rica, Visiting Professor, August, 1994 (classes taught in Spanish)
Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service, Adjunct Professor, 1990-1992
Instituto Universitario José Ortega y Gasset, Madrid, Visiting Professor, June 1990, June 1992 (classes taught in Spanish)
Latin American Social Science Faculty (FLACSO), San José, Costa Rica, Visiting Professor, May1989 (classes taught in Spanish)
Fulbright “Distinguished Lecturer” at various Argentine universities, June 1974, under the auspices of the Fulbright program (classes taught in Spanish)
Fulbright Lecturer in American History at the National University of Buenos Aires, June 1972 (classes taught in Spanish)
Visiting Lecturer, Universidad del Salvador (Buenos Aires, Argentina), 1969-70 classes taught in Spanish).
George Washington University, Naval War College Center, Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall 1965
Harvard University, Teaching Assistant, 1962-1964
Additional Administrative Experience and Recognition
Member, Bryce Wood Prize Committee, LASA, 2011-12
Co-chair, Program Track, International Relations, LASA Congress, 2010.
Chairman, Beveridge Award Committee, American Historical Association, 2004
Principal Investigator and Coordinator of multidisciplinary research team for the project “Habitat and Health in Popular Settlements. Development of Country-Specific Guidelines for Local Planning and Action.” (1987-89).
Coordinator of the Great Decisions ’88 Lecture Series, Chapel Hill, NC
Member, Task Force on Guidelines, NASULGC International Division, 1988-1990
Member, Committee on International Exchange, Division of International Affairs, National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, July 1987 – Nov. 1990
Principal Investigator, Comite Conjunto de Cooperación entre España y los Estados Unidos grant and Coordinator of Conference on “Spain and NATO: The Strategic Considerations,” Chapel Hill, NC, April 25-27, 1987.
Coordinator of the Great Decisions ’86 Lecture Series, Chapel Hill, NC.
Coordinator of fundraising for the 13th International Meeting of LASA, Albuquerque, NM (1985).
Member, Executive Committee, Southeast Consortium for International Development (SECID), 1984-86.
Coordinator of the Great Decisions ’85 Lecture Series, Chapel Hill, NC.
Coordinator of the Great Decisions ’84 Lecture Series, Chapel Hill, NC.
Principal Investigator, USIA grant and Coordinator of the Summer Institute for the Study of the U.S., Chapel Hill, N.C., June 1984.
Principal Investigator, United States Information Agency grant and Coordinator of the Summer Institute for the Study of the U.S., Chapel Hill, N.C., May 16-June 2, 1983.
Coordinator of Health and Habitat, an International Seminar, Chapel Hill, N.C., June 27-30, 1983.
Coordinator of Council on International Exchange of Scholars Conference on “New Perspectives on the United States,” Chapel Hill, N.C., May 31-June 3, 1983.
Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation grant and Co- Organizer of a conference on Latin American Foreign Policies in Comparative Perspective, Viña del Mar, Chile, September 1982. (In addition, I was co-editor with Heraldo Muñoz of the volume of papers that emerged from the conference.)
Editor, Latin American Research Review, July 1979-June 1982.
Principal Investigator, Tinker Foundation grant and Coordinator of a work-shop on Teaching American Studies in Latin America, Chapel Hill, N.C., August 11-15, 1980.
Associate Editor, Latin American Research Review, July 1974-June 1979.
Chairman of the Program Committee and Organizer for the New World Conference (NWC) on American Studies, November 4-8, 1975.
Board of Directors, Friends of the Art Museum of the Americas
Board of Directors, Wien International Scholars Program, Brandeis University
Executive Committee, DC/LC (Liaison Committee on Latin America.)
Advisory Board, World Economic Development Congress
Advisory Board, Capital Insights Group
Additional Professional Recognition
Discussant at the conference on “Argentina and the World,” organized by FLACSO, Buenos Aires, March 1992.
Delivered a paper on “Latin America and Global Changes,” Organization of American States, December 1991.
Chairman and Discussant on a panel on “Higher Education Policy in Latin America,” at the international congress of the Latin American Studies Association, Washington, D. C., April 1991.
Discussant at the conference, “United States Drug Policy in Latin America,”organized by the University of California at San Diego, Washington, D. C., February 1991.
Discussant at the conference on “United States Strategic Interests in Latin America,” National Defense University, Washington, D. C., November 1990.
Discussant on a panel at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association, Washington, D. C., March 1990.
Discussant on a panel, “Spain and Latin America,” at the international congress of the Latin American Studies Association, Miami, December 1989.
Delivered a paper, “The United States and Latin America in the 1960s,” at the Third History Symposium, U.S. Military Academy, “The Theory and Practice of National Security Policy,” West Point, April 1988.
Delivered the annual Charles Griffin Memorial Lecture, “The United States and Central America in Historical Perspective,” Vassar College, April 1988.
Delivered a paper on “Spain and the U.S. Bases,” at the International Meeting of the Latin American Studies Association, New Orleans, March 1988.
Submitted a paper, “Society, State and Market: The Formative Dialectic of Modern Latin America. A Comparative Study of the Frontier in the Social Evolution of Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay,” to the Primer Simposio Internacional sobre America Latina, Warsaw University, June 1987.
Delivered the Keynote Address, “The United States Constitution and Foreign Policy,” at the conference celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program, Salamanca University, May 1987.
Discussant at the conference on Spain and and Nato, the StrategicConsiderations, Chapel Hill, NC, April 1987.
Delivered a paper, “Los Estados Unidos y la Argentina Democrática,” at a conference on La Argentina Democrática, Mainz University, November 1986.
Post Doctoral Research Grant, Comite Conjunto Para Cooperación entre España y los Estado Unidos, 1986-1987.
Delivered a paper, “The Origins of Misunderstanding: U.S.-Argentine Relations, 1900-1940,”
at the Conference on Argentina Between the Great Powers, 1939-1945, St. Antony’s, Oxford, July 3-5, 1986.
Member, Task Force on Scholarly Relations with Spain, Latin American Studies Association, July 1986- December1991.
Chairman, Committee on International Scholarly Relations, Conference on Latin American Historians, AHA, July 1986-90.
Delivered a paper, “Themes and Trends in Argentine History,” in the Symposium on Argentina: Problems and Promises, Dickinson College, April 3-5, 1986.
Delivered a paper, “New Trends in American Studies,” at a seminar on Comparative American Studies, Universidade Federal de Minais Gerais, March 1986.
Delivered a paper, “Transformaciones del Clima Político en el Cono Sur, at a seminar on Relaciones Interamericanas, Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Uruguay, March 1986.
Rapporteur at the II International Conference of FIEALC, Madrid, October 1985.
Delivered a paper on “The Relationship Between Capital and Labor in Argentina, 1910-1930: A Quantitative Study,” at the International Congress of Historical Sciences, Stuttgart, August 1985.
Discussant at the Conference on Population, Peace and Development, organized by the United Nations Fund for Population Activity, London, May 1985.
Chairman of the panel on “The State of the Art: History,” at the meeting of the Latin American Studies Association, Albuquerque, April 1985.
Delivered a paper on “The Historical Roots of the Central American Crisis,” at the Conference on Spain, The United States and Central America, organized by the Instituto de Cooperación Iberoamericana, Madrid, March 1985.
Member, Program Committee, Latin American Studies Association,1984-85.
Chairman of the panel on “The United States and Latin America,”at the Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association,” Chicago, December 1984.
Commentator on the panel, “Uruguay’s International Role,” at the Conference on Uruguay and the Transition to Democracy, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, D.C., December 1984.
Delivered a paper on “The Historical Antecedents of United States Policy in Central America,” at Seminar on International Relations, Escuela de Defensa Nacional, Montevideo, Uruguay, September, 1984.
Delivered a paper on “The role of faculty in collection development: the humanities,” at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Acquisition of Library Materials on Latin America, Chapel Hill, N.C., June 1984.
Delivered a paper on “Uruguay as a buffer state,” at the Annual Meeting of the
International Studies Association, Atlanta, March, 1984.
Chairman of the panel, “Opportunities for Faculty in International Research, Study, and Exchange,”
at the International Education Conference, Raleigh, N.C., January 24-25, 1984,
Sponsored by the Council of international Programs of the University of North Carolina.
Delivered a Keynote Address on “The Future of Latin American Studies,” at Conference opening new Center for Latin American Studies at Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, November 1983.
Delivered a paper on “Historical Dimensions of United States Policy in Latin America,” at Seminar on International Relations, Escuela Superior de Defensa Nacional, Montevideo, Uruguay, October 1983.
Commentator on panel, “Prospects for Nuclear Proliferation in the South Atlantic,” at Conference on Nuclear Proliferation, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, D.C., April 1983.
Chairman and Commentator on the panel, “Economic Models of Reform and Revolution,” at the 30th Annual Meeting of the South Eastern Council of Latin American Studies, April 7-9, 1983, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Delivered a paper at international seminar on “Latin American Foreign Policies: Comparative Perspectives,” Viña del Mar, September 20-23, 1982, “Military Authoritarianism and Foreign Policy: The Argentine Case.”
Member, Editorial Board of the South Eastern Latin Americanist, 1982-85.
Delivered a paper at Conference on “Perspectives for Sociopolitical Change in Latin America in the Decade of the 1980s,” organized by the Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas, Madrid, March 1982, “Argentina.”
Delivered a paper at workshop on “Central Issues for the Latin American Program,” organized by The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Airlie House, Warrenton, Va., March 1-3, 1982, “A Research Agenda for the Study of Latin America.”
NSF Grant to Organize and Coordinate a Workshop on Latin American Foreign Policies in Comparative Perspective, held at the Instituto de Estudios Internacionales, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile, September, 1982.
Official Observer at Symposium on Urbanization and the Environment, organized by CLACSO
(Latin American Social Science Council), Buenos Aires, July 28-31, 1981.
Delivered a paper at the Seminar on Argentine Economic History, St. Antony’s College, Oxford,
July 2-5, 1981, “The relationship between labor and capital in rural Argentina, 1880-1930.”
Delivered a paper at the Seminar on the U.S. During the Cold War organized by the American Studies Program at the University of Salamanca, June 2-4, 1981, “The U.S. and the Cold War: The Evolution of a Global Commitment.”
Delivered a paper at the conference on Argentine Relations with the United States organized by the
Consejo Argentino Para las Relaciones Internacionales, Buenos Aires, Argentina (October 1980), “Historical Vision of Relations Between the United States and Argentina, 1914-1960.”
Commentator on the panel, “The Contemporary City,” at the Conference on the 400th Anniversary of the Founding of the City of Buenos Aires, Sept. 29, 1980, at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Conducted a workshop on Teaching American Studies in Latin America, Chapel Hill, N.C., Aug. 11-15, 1980.
Commentator on the panel, “Historical Approaches to the Study of Sovereignty and Identity in the Caribbean,” at the 5th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Studies Association, Curaçao, May 1980.
Delivered a paper at the Conference on the History of Public Policy, Harvard Business School, November 1979, “Organizational Innovation: The Foreign Service in Latin America.”
Chaired a workshop on Teaching American Studies Abroad, American Studies Association Convention, Minneapolis, September 1979.
Commentator at Colloquium on “Center and Periphery: Studies in the Theory of Unequal Exchange,” at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., July 1979.
Coordinator and Discussant for panel, “Region and Nation: New Interdisciplinary Perspectives,” Latin American Studies Association Convention, Pittsburgh, April 1979.
Member, Committee on International Scholarly Relations, Conference on Latin American History, 1978-1983.
Delivered a paper at the 12th Jornadas of the Argentine America Studies Association, September 1978, “Conflictos Entre Los Estados Unidos y La Argentina: Pautas en las Relaciones Internacionales.”
Fulbright Research Grant, Argentina, 1978.
Commentator at a session of the Conference on Exports and Change in Third World Societies, Duke University, January 1978.
Chairman of panel, “Views From Abroad,” American Studies Association Convention, Boston,
Delivered a paper at the American Historical Association Convention, Washington, 1976,
“County Types and Voting Behavior in Argentina, 1910-1930.”
Member, Advisory Board, Statistical Abstract of Latin America, 1977-1981.
Member, Continuing Committee on Historical Statistics, Conference on Latin American History, 1976-1981.
Official Observer to the International Bicentennial Conference, “The United States in the World, The Smithsonian Institution, Sept. 26-Oct. 1, 1976.
Consulting Editor, American Studies International, 1976-1981.
Roundtable Moderator, Latin American Studies Association Convention, Atlanta, March 1976, “Studying the U.S. in Latin America”.
National Fellowship, the Hoover Institution, 1975-1976 (NEH Fellow).
Chairman of the Program Committee for the New World Conference on
American Studies, November 4-8, 1975.
Official Observer to the Asia and Pacific Regional Conference on American Studies, Sept. 1975.
Delivered a paper at the 8th Jornadas of the Argentine American Studies Association,
“The Frontier in Argentina, A Statistical Analysis,” (June 1974).
Commentator at a session of the Organization of American Historians Convention, Denver,
Delivered a paper at the American Historical Association Convention, San Francisco, December 1973, “Informal Empire: The Argentine Case.”
Commentator at a session of the American Historical Association Convention, New Orleans, 1972.
Advisory Editor, International Interactions, 1972-1979.
Fulbright Lecturer in United States History at the National University of Buenos Aires, June 1972.
Visiting Lecturer at several Mexican universities, July 1971.
Honorable Mention, Conference on Latin American History Prize, 1970.
Delivered a paper at the 5th Jornadas of the Argentine American Studies Association, August 1970, “Argentine Foreign Policy During World II.”
Delivered a paper at the Terceras Jornadas de Historia Social, Buenos Aires, August 1970, “The Politics of Agricultural Credit in Argentina”.
Visiting Scholar, 1969-1970, INTAL, Buenos Aires (Institute for Latin American Integration).
Fulbright-Hays Research Grant, 1969-1970 (Yale University).
Morse Research Fellowship, 1969-1970 (Yale University, declined).
Delivered paper at 4th Annual Meeting of the New England Historical Association, Boston, 1968.
Visiting Research Fellow, 1966-1967 and 1969-1970, Instituto Torcuato Di Tella,
Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Foreign Area Fellowship, 1966-1967.
Stimson Fund Research Grant, 1964 and 1965 (Yale University).
Travel Grant in Latin American Studies, 1962 (Harvard University).
Amherst Memorial Fellowship, 1961-1962 (Harvard University).
Phi Beta Kappa and the B.A. Magna Cum Laude (Amherst College).