Dr. Luis Roniger is the Reynolds Professor of Latin American Studies and has taught at Wake Forest University since 2004, primarily in the Department of Political Science. A native of Argentina, Dr. Roniger has lived around the world. Prior to arriving at Wake, he taught at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has also been a visting professor at the University of Chicago, Carleton University in Ottawa, the Catholic University of El Salvador, the National Universities of La Plata and Cordoba in Argentina, and the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. He received both his M.A. and his Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A comparative political sociologist, Dr. Roniger’s work focuses on the interface between politics, society and public culture. He is on the international editorial board of several academic journals published in Mexico, Spain, the United Kingdom, Israel, Colombia and Argentina. Dr. Roniger has published numerous journal articles and books on a vast range of topics including human rights, transitional politics, exile and democracy in Latin America.
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