Carlos Oliva Campos teaches philosophy and history at The University of Havana. He formerly worked as a researcher at the Center for Study of the Americas and the Center for Study of the United States. For many years he served as executive director of the Association for the Unity of Our America, an NGO based in Havana. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Texas and John Hopkins University. He is the author, co-author, and editor of numerous books including The Bush Doctrine and Latin America and Panamericanism and Neo PanAmericanism: The View from Latin America (with Gary Prevost); La Situación Actual en Cuba: Desafíos y Alternativas, and Relaciones Internacionales en America Central y el Caribe Durante Los Anos 80.
Gary Prevost is Professor in the Department of Political Science, St. John's University/College of Saint Benedict, Minnesota. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Minnesota and has published widely on Latin America and Spain. His books include Politics of Latin America - The Power Game and Democracy and Socialism in Sandinista Nicaragua, coauthored with Harry E. Vanden; The 1990 Nicaraguan Elections and Their Aftermath, coedited with Vanessa Castro; The Undermining of the Sandinista Revolution, coedited with Harry E. Vanden; Cuba: A Different America, coedited with Wilber Chaffee; The Bush Doctrine and Latin America, coedited with Carlos Oliva Campos; Revolutionaries to Politicians, coedited with David Close and Kalatowie Deonandan; and United States-Cuban Relations - A Critical History, coauthored with Esteban Morales, in addition to numerous articles and book chapters on Nicaragua and Spanish politics. His research on Latin America has been supported by a number of grants, including a Fulbright Central American Republics Award.
Harry E. Vanden is Professor of Political Science and International Studies at the University of South Florida, Tampa. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the New School for Social Research and also holds a graduate Certificate in Latin American Studies from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. He has lived in several Latin American countries, including Peru, where he was a Fulbright Scholar and later worked in the Peruvian government's National Institute of Public Administration, and in Brazil, where he held a second Fulbright and taught at the State University of São Paulo. His scholarly publications include numerous articles and book chapters and the following books: Mariátegui, Influencias; National Marxism in Latin America; A Bibliography of Latin American Marxism; Democracy and Socialism in Sandinista Nicaragua, coauthored with Gary Prevost; The Undermining of the Sandinista Revolution, coedited with Gary Prevost; Inter-American Relations in an Era of Globalization. Beyond Unilaterialism? edited with Jorge Nef; and Latin American Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century, edited with Richard Stahler-Sholk and Glen Kuecker.