Latin American & Caribbean Databases I
|research interests include Comparative Politics - Latin America, Economic and
Political Development, Revolution; and Political Theory - Ancient,
Medieval and Modern. Dr. Friedman has
directed the Summer and Semester in Cuba Programs
since 2000. He supervises students
participating in Model Organization of American
States (OAS) delegations and is co-Coordinator
of the Washington D.C. Model OAS.
Dr. Friedman has traveled extensively in Latin America and is the author of The State and Underdevelopment in Spanish America: The Political Roots of Dependency in Peru and Argentina, published by Westview Press, "La sociedad civil en la Cuba contemporanea: la politica estadounidense y la realidad cubana." Temas (Havana), Numero 46 abril-junio 2006, and more recently, "Popular Education and Politics in Cuba: The Centro Memorial Dr Martin Luther King Jr and the Gramscian Civil society Ideal." International Journal of Cuban Studies, Vol. 4, #1, Spring 2012.