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Georgetown supports interdisciplinary research and teaching on Latin America around three critical challenges facing the region: governance and the rule of law, economic growth and innovation, and social and cultural inclusion.


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Christina Huntzinger, Karolína Kvačková, and David Mauer—all May 2020 graduates of Georgetown's Master of Arts in Latin American Studies program—have published their capstone on digital economy strategy in Colombia with the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation.

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Professor Patricia Biermayr-Jenzano shares her research on the effects of obesity in Latin America in a new paper (in Spanish) for the International Food Policy Research Institute. There is concrete evidence of the existence of a significant gender gap, with women being affected in a higher and…