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Manuel Balán is an associate professor at the Institute for the Study of International Development at McGill University, where his research addresses comparative politics with a regional focus on Latin America. He is particularly interested in issues of corruption and development, corruption scandals, political competition, media and politics, transparency and anti-corruption policies, and democracy and the rule of law.
 
Balán is a founding member of the Réseau d’études latino-américaines de Montréal (RELAM), which was founded on the need to create a space for research and collaboration for Montreal’s Latin American community.
 
Balán received a law degree in Argentina, where he worked on transparency policies at the National Anti-Corruption Office.

He earned a PhD in government from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was affiliated with the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies. 
 

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Simona BerettaMatt BloomCatherine BoltenPaolo G. CarozzaSéverine DeneulinRev. Robert Dowd, CSCDeirdre GuthrieBeth Simpson HlabseDavid HollenbachPaul PerrinSteve ReifenbergIlaria Schnyder von WartenseeClemens SedmakCarolyn WooBruce Wydick

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January 19
The Practice of Human Development and Dignity (VIRTUAL)
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Book Launch
Simona BerettaMatt BloomCatherine BoltenPaolo G. CarozzaSéverine DeneulinRev. Robert Dowd, CSCDeirdre GuthrieBeth Simpson HlabseDavid HollenbachPaul PerrinSteve ReifenbergIlaria Schnyder von WartenseeClemens SedmakCarolyn WooBruce Wydick

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