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Brian Norris

Brian Norris, Ph.D., lived and worked in Latin America for 5 years and has completed 23 research or work trips to the region since 1997. He supervised rural health projects in El Salvador and Bolivia, and has experience in Mexico, Ecuador, Paraguay, Panama and Cuba. At his doctoral institution, Johns Hopkins/SAIS, he studied under the supervision of the political scientist Francis Fukuyama. His current research focuses on the nature and origins of prison bureaucracies in the US, Mexico and India. He is a board member of the World Affairs Council of Charleston and is active in the academic revitalization of area studies. He is a dedicated husband and father.


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Ph.D (John Hopkins/SAIS)
M.A. (University of Texas at Austin)
B.A. (University of Texas at Arlington)

Vita: Dr. Norris's Vita