Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, Ph.D.
- "Keynote Session: The Last 50 Years"
- Friday, October 28
Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado has served the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) community for 15 years as a Professor in the Political Science department, the current Interim Director of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS), and as the director of the Intelligence Community Scholars program. He is also the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
He has been active on local and national boards and foundations serving as a board member for Humanities Nebraska, the Omaha Community Foundation, the Latino Center of the Midlands, and the American Political Science Association.
Benjamin-Alvarado, a California native, received a Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Georgia and a Master of Art in International Policy Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
He has written and published widely on subjects ranging from nuclear nonproliferation, Latin American development, U.S. foreign policy, Latino political participation, and political science education.