Associate Lecturer, Spanish and Latin American Studies, Department of International Studies, Macquarie University

Dr. Rodrigo Acuña is an Associate Lecturer in Spanish and Latin American Studies at the Department of International Studies at Macquarie University. A winner of the 2005 Benchmark Prize in Hispanic Studies by the University of New South Wales, Rodrigo's research interests include Inter-American relations, Cold War and Post-Cold War Latin America, Venezuelan history and politics, human rights and development policies from a multidisciplinary perspective. Rodrigo runs his own blog on Latin American politics and his opinion is often sought by the Australian media on developments in the region.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Lecturer, Spanish and Latin American Studies, Department of International Studies, Macquarie University