Alberto Fuentes

Assistant Professor

Member Of:
  • School of International Affairs
  • Development Studies Program
Office Location: Habersham 316
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Alberto is an Assistant Professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs. He is a scholar of global development whose work focuses on the political economy of industrial transformation in Latin America. He pays particular attention to the consequences of these changes for workers. Alberto obtained his PhD from the Sloan School of Management at MIT, and holds a master’s degree in City Planning from the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT. He is jointly appointed as Assistant Professor in the School of City and Regional Planning (SCaRP).


Research Fields:
  • Comparative Politics: Regional Studies
  • Economic Development
  • Globalization: Political Economy and Governance
  • Science, Technology, and International Policy
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • International Development
  • Regional Development
  • Innovation
  • Institution-Building
  • Political Economy
  • Politics
  • Religion and Politics
  • Science and Technology
  • Technology Management and Policy


  • INTA-2050: Intro to Global Develpmt
  • INTA-2241: Govt Pol Soc-Lat America
  • INTA-3020: Contemporary Mexico
  • INTA-3241: Latin American Politics
  • INTA-3303: Political Economy of Development
  • INTA-4340: Latin American Economics
  • INTA-6304: Modernization&Developmnt

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