Arturo Lopez-Levy


Arturo Lopez Levy is lecturer and PhD Candidate at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He a Research Associate of the Institute for the Study of Israel in the Middle East (ISIME) and teaches Latin American Politics, and Comparative Politics at the University of Denver and the Colorado School of Mines. Lopez-Levy has also taught courses of American Politics, Problems of International Relations, International Political Economy, and Globalization in the Universities of Colorado at Boulder, Denver and the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. In 2005, Lopez-Levy received the Leonard Marks Essay Award of the American Academy of Diplomacy. He has also been a fellow of the Inter American Dialogue (2004, the Carter Center (2005), the International Foundation for Electoral Systems-IFES(2005) and the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (2009). Lopez-Levy has published articles in academic journals such as America Latina Hoy, Politica y Gobierno, and chapters in books published by the Woodrow Wilson Center, and FLACSO. He frequently publishes opinion columns in blogs and publications in Spanish such as Espacio Laical (Cuba) Encuentro de la Cultura Cubana, Kaos en la Red, Diario Critico, and El Mundo (EspaƱa). In Cuba, Lopez Levy worked as Secretary of the Bnai Brith Lodge of the Cuban Jewish Community (1999-2001) and a political analyst for the Cuban government (1993-1994). He has a Masters degree in Economics from Carleton University (1997) and a Masters degree in International Affairs from Columbia University (2003). He is a coauthor of the book "Raul Castro and the New Cuba: A Close Up View of Change". E-mail: