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The second edition of U.S. and Latin American Relations (2015), published in 2015.
My textbook, Understanding Latin American Politics, published in 2014:
I am professor and chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration. I am also the editor of the academic journal The Latin Americanist. My research interests include Latin American politics, U.S.-Latin American relations, and Latin American immigration to the United States. I am past president of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS).
I’ve been blogging on anything related to Latin America almost daily since 2006 on my blog Two Weeks Notice.
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Op-Ed in Latin America Goes Global: “The Still Slumbering Giant in a Southern Swing State: Hispanic Voters.” November 2, 2016.
Quoted in this article on early voting in North Carolina. Charlotte Observer October 20, 2016.
Quoted in this article about the FBI keeping tabs on Cuban exiles. October 12, 2016.
Quoted in this McClatchy article on Russia’s discussion of opening a base in Cuba. October 11, 2016.
Quoted in this McClatchy article on the failed Colombia referendum October 3, 2016.
Op-Ed in Latin America Goes Global: “The OAS and the Venezuelan Crisis: Even Debate is Welcome.” May 31, 2016.
Quoted in “Is OAS Move on Venezuela Another Effect of U.S.-Cuba Detente?” The Miami Herald May 31, 2016.
Was on WFAE’s Charlotte Talks to discuss immigration politics, April 20, 2016 (click for recording here).
In 2010 I published Irresistible Forces: Latin American Migration to the United States and its Effects on the South. My co-author is my dad, John R. Weeks, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography at San Diego State University.
In 2010 I co-edited The Bachelet Government: Conflict and Consensus in Post-Pinochet Chile with my friend and colleague Silvia Borzutzky.
In 2008 I published a textbook, U.S. and Latin American Relations.
My first book, The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile, was published in 2003. It is available at amazingly low prices at Ebay.