DONALD L. HERMAN, Ph.D., University of Michigan. He is the author of Christian Democracy in Venezuela and has written extensively on Mexico and Venezuela. Dr. Herman is adjunct professor of political science at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Michigan State University.
DIEGO ABENTE, Ph.D., University of New Mexico. He has contributed to scholarly journals and has written chapters on Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Dr. Abente is assistant professor of political science at Miami University, Ohio
ROBERT J. ALEXANDER, Ph.D., Columbia University. He is the author of Rómulo Betancourt and the Transformation of Venezuela and has written extensively on Latin American subjects for over thirty-five years. Dr. Alexander is professor of economics at Rutgers University.
ENRIQUE A. BALOYRA, Ph.D., University of Florida. He is the author of Comparing New Democracies and has published extensively on the politics of Cuba, El Salvador, and Venezuela. Dr. Baloyra is professor of political science and associate dean in the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Miami, Florida.
R. ALBERT BERRY, Ph.D., Princeton University. He is coauthor and coeditor of Politics of Compromise: Coalition Government in Colombia and has published extensively on a variety of subjects dealing with Colombia. Dr. Berry is professor of economics at the University of Toronto.