Globalization at Work: The Case of Nicaragua

Alejandro Bendana
The Sandinista Revolution: An Historical Balance Sheet
October 24, 2000, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Sciences
Reconcilliation and Reconstruction in Nicaragua
October 25, 2000, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
October 26, 2000, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

Alejandro Bendaña (Ph.D. History, Harvard, 1979) is President of the Center for International Studies in Managua, Nicaragua, which he founded in 1990. During the 1980s, Dr. Bendaña held several key positions in the Nicaraguan Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Sandinista government, including Director General for Multilateral Affairs (1982-1984) and Secretary General (1984-1990). He has also served as a consultant to UNESCO’s Culture of Peace Programme, a trainer in community peace-building and conflict theory, and a visiting professor at the Autonomous University of Nicaragua, the University of Chicago, and the Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He is the author of approximately 40 articles and five books, including Power Lines: United States Hegemony in the New Global Order (1996).