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The Personal & the Political: A Faculty Tea & Talk with Professor Christine J. Wade


Date: 4:30pm EST February 28, 2017

This is the second event in our Spring 2017 series on “The Personal & the Political.”

Christine J. Wade is an Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies and the Curator of the Louis L. Goldstein Program in Public Affairs at Washington college, where she teaches courses on Latin American politics, comparative peace processes, human rights, US-Latin American Relations, and the politics of development. 

She is an expert in the politics of Central America, and has conducted field research in El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua. She is the author of Captured Peace: Elites and Peacebuilding in El Salvador (Ohio University Press, January 2016), and co-author of Nicaragua: Emerging from the Shadow of the Eagle (Westview Press, 2016), Understanding Central America: Global Forces, Rebellion, and Change (Westview Press, 2014), and A Revolução Salvadorenha (The Salvadoran Revolution) (Fundação Editora Da UNESP, 2006). She is the co-author and co-editor of Latin American Politics and Development, which will appear in its 9th edition in July 2017. She is also the author of other scholarly works dealing with revolutions and post-war violence and peacebuilding. Her current events commentaries regularly appear in World Politics Review, the Latin American Advisor, and other venues.