Experts listed in this section have no affiliation with the Cuba Study Group.

Rule of Law Experts

Jorge Dominguez|Harvard University

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Jorge I. Domínguez is Director of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Chairman of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, and the Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University. An expert on the domestic and international politics of Latin American countries, Domínguez is the co-editor of The Cuban Economy at the Start of the Twenty-First Century (Harvard University David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies 2004) and Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin America (Johns Hopkins University Press 2003); the editor of The Future of Inter-American Relations (Routledge 2000) and International Security and Democracy: Latin America and the Caribbean in the Post-Cold War Era (University of Pittsburgh Press 1998); and the author of To Make a World Safe for Revolution: Cuba’s Foreign Policy (Harvard University Press 1989) and Cuba: Order and Revolution (Harvard University Press 1978), among other publications. Current research projects involve U.S.-Latin American relations, U.S.-Mexican relations, public opinion and elections in Mexico, the assessment of democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean, international relations in Latin America, and political transition in Cuba. A former president of the Latin American Studies Association and the Institute of Cuban Studies, Domínguez currently serves on the editorial boards of Cuban Studies, Latin American Research Review, and Political Science Quarterly, among other journals. He has published extensively on Cuba in dozens of scholarly journals and the international press. Works by Domínguez: “Cuba and the Pax Americana: U.S.-Cuban Relations Post-1990" in Between Compliance and Conflict: East Asia, Latin America, and the "New" Pax Americana, edited by Jorge I. Domínguez and Byung-Kook Kim. New York: Routledge, 2005: 193-217. "Cuba's Economic Transition: Successes, Deficiencies, and Challenges" in The Cuban Economy at the Start of the Twenty-First Century, edited by Jorge I. Domínguez, Omar Everleny Pérez Villanueva, and Lorena Barberia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004: 17-47. A Constitution for Cuba's Political Transition: The Utility of Retaining (and Amending) the 1992 Constitution. Miami: Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies (University of Miami), 2003.