Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Honduran Expert Leticia Salomón Speaks with Tulane Latin Americanists

October 20th, 2009

On Monday, October 19th, Leticia Salomón, director of scientific research at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras met with members of the Tulane Latin Americanist community to discuss the current political crisis in Honduras. Salomón discussed the origins, implications and prospects of the crisis with Tulane faculty and graduate students at the meeting which was held in the Stone Center’s Greenleaf Conference Room. An economist and sociologist, Leticia Salomón is the research coordinator and editor of the Centro de Documentación de Honduras (CEDOH), an Honduran think tank. She has published several books and articles in internationally renowned journals, both independently and as co-author. Her teaching has focused on political sociology and research methods. She is an Honduran specialist, particularly in areas related to the social and economic reality of the country, its politics and culture, democratic governance, defense and security, citizenship, and political culture. From the outbreak of the crisis, Prof. Salomón has written about it extensively and her articles have circulated broadly.

This event was sponsored by the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Tulane’s Departments of History and Political Science.