The Bildner Center is an interdisciplinary forum for scholars, policy makers, and civil society leaders working on contemporary issues in the Americas.  This page presents a number of the Center’s emerging initiatives regarding social, political, and economic dynamics in the western hemisphere.

For more information about our current projects, contact the Bildner Center’s research coordinator at

Brazil Project

Brazil Project

The Brazil Project aims at the creation of a network of academic and policy specialists to study processes of reform and sustainable social development in Brazil and neighboring countries

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Cuba Project

Cuba Project

The Cuba Project is a collaborative effort to study changes in Cuban politics, economics, culture, and society. It focuses on developments in Cuba in an international context.

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Mexico Project; Photo credit: Sebastien Paquet/Flickr

Mexican Studies Group

The Mexican Studies Group brings together scholars working on Mexico from across New York City and surrounding areas.

More about the Mexican Studies Group