Carol Wise is Associate Professor in the School of International Relations at the University of Southern California. Holding a PhD in political science from Columbia University, she specializes in political economy issues as they relate to the development process in Latin America. In 2005 Dr. Wise held the Fulbright Chair in North American Studies at Carleton University, Canada; a Fulbright-Hays Senior Faculty Award in the Department of International Relations and Political Science at the Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico; and, a Public Policy Scholarship in the Canada Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.

Dr. Wise has authored numerous articles on Latin American political economy and has produced the following books: Requiem or Revival? The Promise of North American Integration (co-ed. Brookings, 2007); Reinventing the State: Economic Strategy and Institutional Change in Peru (University of Michigan Press, 2003); Post-Stabilization Politics in Latin America (co-ed. Brookings, 2003), Exchange Rate Politics in Latin America (co-ed. Brookings, 2000); and, The Post-NAFTA Political Economy: Mexico and the Western Hemisphere (ed., Penn State Press, 1998). She is currently completing a co-authored book on The Politics of Economic Transformation in Mexico.

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