- ABOUT US
Emily Achtenberg is an urban planner and a former NACLA Research Associate with a focus on Latin American social movements and progressive governments, especially Bolivia. She has published recently in NACLA News, Upside Down World, Bolivia Rising, and Progressive Planning Magazine.
Todd Miller has researched and written about U.S.-Mexico border issues for more than 10 years. He has worked on both sides of the border for NACLA, Witness for Peace, and BorderLinks.
Joseph Nevins teaches geography at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. Among his books are Dying to Live: A Story of U.S. Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid (City Lights, 2008); and Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond: The War on “Illegals” and the Remaking of the U.S.-Mexico Boundary (Routledge, 2010).
Suzanna Reiss teaches history at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. She is currently writing a book on the history of drug control and the rise of United States economic and political power.
Nazih Richani is Associate Professor of political science and Director of Latin American studies at Kean University in Union, New Jersey. He is the author of Dilemmas of Political Parties in Sectarian Societies: The Case of the PSP of Lebanon (St. Martin’s Press, 1998) and System of Violence: The Political Economy of War and Peace in Colombia (State University of New York Press, 2002). A revised and expanded edition of Systems of Violence: The Political Economy of War and Peace will be released by SUNY Press in June 2013.
Fred Rosen is a writer and reporter based in Mexico City. He has been a regular correspondent and/or columnist for a number of publications, including NACLA Report on the Americas, El Financiero International, Mexican Labor News and Analysis, and the Mexico edition of The Miami Herald.