February 4, 2004 - 5:00 pm


Rethinking Argentina After the Crisis: From the Economy to Civil Society
Ariel Armony, Colby College & Former Fellow (2002-03), Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Mark Ungar, Brooklyn College, CUNY

Ariel Armony is currently Assistant Professor of Political Science at Colby College. He was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C. last year. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of Argentina, the United States, and the Anti-Communist Crusade in Central America (Ohio University Press, 1997; translated into Spanish) and The Dubious Link: Civic Engagement and Democratization (Stanford University Press, forthcoming in April 2004). He is also the co-editor of Repensando la Argentina: Antes de diciembre de 2001 y mas alla de mayo de 2003 (Woodrow Wilson International Center, 2003) and Repression, Resistance, and Democratic Transition in Central America (Scholarly Resources, 2000). He’s currently working on a comparative study on citizenship rights and democracy in old and new democracies.

Mark Ungar is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. Recent publications include the books Elusive Reform: Democracy and the Rule of Law in Latin America (Lynne Rienner, 2002) and Violence and Politics: Globalization’s Paradox (Routledge, 2001) as well as articles and book chapters on democratization, policing, and judicial access. He works with Amnesty International USA and local rights groups in Latin America.