You are cordially invited to a lecture:
Chavismo: The Cost of Sustaining the Venezuelan Political Economy
Dr. Erick Langer
Professor of Latin American History in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Ms. Ana Quintana
Policy Analyst, Latin America and Western Hemisphere at The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies
Dr. Paul Coyer
Research Professor, IWP
The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th St. NW, Washington, D.C.
Thursday, July 7
Join us for a discussion on Venezuela with Dr. Erick Langer, Professor of Latin American History at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, and Ms. Ana Quintana, Policy Analyst for Heritage Foundation’s Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies. The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Paul Coyer, an IWP research professor.
Dr. Erick Langer is Professor of Latin American History in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. He served as the Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Georgtown from 2009 to 2013. Prior to that, from 1999-2003, he served as Director of the Venezeula program at the Center. Dr. Langer has published numerous books and articles on Latin America, particularly in the area of indigenous movements in Latin America and in the history of Christian missions in the region. He has won numerous owards, including the Orden Award from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. Among the many additional hats that Dr. Langer wears, he serves as the senior editor of the Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture (2nd ed.), and is a news analyst on the Club de Prensa show on the Colombian news channel, NTN24.
Ms. Ana Quintana is Policy Analyst, Latin America and the Western Hemisphere at The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies. She leads the foundation’s efforts with regard to U.S. policy toward Latin America. She concentrates largely on issues of security cooperation, democratic governance and economic freedom.
Dr. Paul Coyer covers foreign policy, with a focus on Eurasia, for Forbes, and is a Contributing Editor for Providence: A Journal of Christianity and American Foreign Policy, published by the Institute for Religion and Democracy.