Carlos Manuel de Cespedes Professor of Modern Latin American History, Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies


James N. Green is the Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Professor of Latin American History. He received his doctorate in Latin American history, with a specialization in Brazil, at UCLA in 1996. He has traveled extensively throughout Latin America and lived eight years in Brazil. He served as the Director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Brown University from 2005 to 2008. He is a past president of the Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA) and served as the President of the New England Council on Latin American Studies (NECLAS) in 2008 and 2009.  He was the Executive Director of the Brazilian Studies Association from 2015-2020. He is currently the the Director of the Opening the Archives Project and the National Co-Coordinator of the US Network for Democracy in Brazil.

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