Date: Monday, Oct 22, 2018
Building 356, Room 109 (Lecture Theatre)
Professor Steve Ellner will be in a public forum addressing the question, "What is Really Happening in Venezuela?"
Steve Ellner earned his Ph.D. in Latin American history at the University of New Mexico in 1980. Since 1977 he has taught economic history and political science at the Universidad de Oriente in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela and for a ten year period taught in the graduate school of law and political science of the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He has been a visiting professor at St. John Fisher College (2001), Georgetown University (2004), Duke University (2005), Universidad de los Andes (Venezuela, 2008), Universidad de Buenos Aires (2010), Australian National University (2013), and Tulane University (2015).
Among his book publications are:
Venezuela’s Movimiento al Socialismo: From Guerrilla Defeat to Electoral Politics (1988);
Rethinking Venezuelan Politics: Class, Polarization and the Chávez Phenomenon. (2008);
Venezuela: Hugo Chávez and the Decline of an “Exceptional” Democracy” (co-editor, 2007);
Latin America’s Radical Left: Challenges and Complexities of Political Power in the Twenty-First Century
He has published on the op-ed page of the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times as well as in the Nation and The Progressive, and has been a regular contributor to NACLA: Report on the Americas, Commonweal and In These Times.
Co-hosted by VIUFA Human Rights & International Solidarity and Friends of Venezuela in Nanaimo.