CAHSS Faculty Presentations, Proceedings, Lectures, and Symposia

Title

Disaster Capitalism in Latin America: Spotlight on Venezuela

Event Name

Global Ties Miami Tuesday Talks

Event Location

NSU Alvin Sherman Library - Room 4009, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL

Department

Department of History and Political Science

Document Type

Talk

Presentation Date

7-2-2019

Description

Ransford Edwards, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was a guest speaker for Global Ties Miami Tuesday Talks. His talk was entitled, “Disaster Capitalism in Latin America: Spotlight on Venezuela.”

Dr. Edwards looks at the transformative nature of disasters in Latin American countries and explores some of the implications for Venezuela.

Edwards’ regional areas of focus are the Caribbean and Latin America. His work appears in Class, Race, and Corporate Power and he has been a reviewer for the journal Disasters. His teaching interests include quantitative research methods, political economy, and political film and fiction. He is the faculty advisor for NSU’s chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society.

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