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Peter Hakim
President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Inter-American Dialogue

Peter Hakim is president emeritus and senior fellow of the Dialogue. From 1993 to 2010, he served as the organization's president. Hakim writes and speaks widely on hemispheric issues and has testified more than a dozen times before the US Congress. His articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the New York Times, Washington Post, Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, and Financial Times, and in newspapers and journals in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Canada, Cuba, El Salvador, Italy, Mexico, Peru, and Spain. From 1991 to 2001, he wrote a monthly column for the Christian Science Monitor, and now serves as a Board member of Mexico's Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica and editorial advisor to the Chilean-based Américaeconomia. Prior to joining the Dialogue, Hakim was a vice president of the Inter-American Foundation and worked for the Ford Foundation in New York, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Peru. He taught at MIT and Columbia, and served on boards and advisory committees for the World Bank, Council on Competitiveness, Inter-American Development Bank, Canadian Foundation for Latin America (FOCAL), Partners for Democratic Change, and Human Rights Watch. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Hakim earned a BA at Cornell University, an MS in Physics at the University of Pennsylvania, and a MA of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School.

Contact Peter: 1211 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 510, Washington DC, 20036, USA