Associate professor of political science José de Arimatéia da Cruz

Armstrong Professor Selected as Visiting Scholar

(February 28, 2012) José de Arimatéia da Cruz, an Armstrong associate professor of political science, has been selected to be a visiting scholar for the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS). He will deliver several lectures on Latin American politics, society, economics and national security in Prague, Czech Republic from April 23 to May 4, 2012.

“This is a great honor to be recognized as a scholar in the field and an honor to be invited to give lectures at the Center for Latin American Studies Center (CLAS),” da Cruz said. “CLAS collaborates in pedagogical and research activities with similar centers operating both in Latin America and Europe, and it will allow me to collaborate and expand on my research with other Latin American scholars in Europe for a better understanding of the issues impacting the Latin American realm.”

CLAS is a research center newly created by the faculty of economics and public administration at the University of Economics, Prague. The main focus of the Center is on the economic and regional research of Latin American countries.

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