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Unpacking Latin America

Unpacking Latin America is a monthly podcast hosted by Prof. Vicky Murillo on the exciting research produced by Columbia scholars about Latin American history, culture and politics, which helps our understanding of the contemporary challenges of the region. It is produced in English and selectively in Spanish.

Apr 1, 2020

Dr. Silvia S. Martins is the Director of the Substance Use Epidemiology Unit of the Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and of the Policy and Health Initiatives on Opioids and other Substances interdisciplinary group (PHIOS). She is also the co-director of the NIDA T32...


Feb 28, 2020

Eduardo Moncada is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Barnard College and has held numerous and prestigious post-doctoral fellowships. His work investigates the political factors shaping the dynamics and consequences of violence, including how it shapes local democracy and development and the strategies of...


Feb 3, 2020

Miguel Urquiola is a professor and chair of the Department of Economics at Columbia University.  He is also a member of the faculty of the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), and of the Columbia Committee on the Economics of Education. Additionally, he is a Research Associate at the National Bureau...


Dec 9, 2019

Nara Milanich is a historian at Barnard College. Her work centers on the comparative histories of family, gender, childhood, reproduction, law, and social inequality.  She is the author of 3 books: Children of Fate: Childhood, Class, and the State in Chile, 1850-1930 (Duke University Press, 2009), The Chile...


Nov 11, 2019

 

Daniel Alarcon is a professor of Broadcast Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He is the creator of RADIO AMBULANTE, an award-winning Spanish-language podcast on NPR. He has also written for HarpersThe New York Magazine, The New Yorker and Etiqueta Negra and published two...