CLAS International Advisory Board

Sebastian Bernales
CEO, Praxis Biotech; Director of International Program, "Fundacion Ciencia & Vida"; Director, EcoScience

David Bonior
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1976 – 2002) and Democratic Whip (1992-2002)

Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas
Governor of Michoacán, 1980-86; Mayor of Mexico City, 1997-99; Founding director, Fundación para la Democracia

Ana Célia Castro
Professor of Economics, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Denise Dresser
Professor of Political Science, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México; columnist for Proceso and Reforma

Maria Echaveste
Policy and Program Development Director at the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy, The Berkeley Law School, University of California, Berkeley

Christopher Edley
The Honorable William H. Orrick, Jr. Distinguished Professor and Faculty Director, Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy, Berkeley Law School;  Dean of The Berkeley Law School (2004-13), University of California, Berkeley

Felipe Grimberg
Author and Latin American & Contemporary Art Dealer. Among the few art dealers authorized to represent artist Fernando Botero.

Agustín Huneeus
Vintner and proprietor of Veramonte Vineyard in Chile and Quintessa Winery in Napa; President, Huneeus Foundation; Founding President of Chile California Council 

Ricardo Lagos
President of Chile (2000-06); President, Foundation for Democracy and Development

Beatriz Manz
Professor Emeritus of Geography and Ethnic Studies; Director of CLAS 1993–1998, University of California, Berkeley

Tomas McKay
Architect & Landscape Architect, Lecturer at the College of Environmental Design,
University of California, Berkeley

Steve Silberstein
Co-founder and first President of Innovative Interfaces Inc.; Trustee, University of California, Berkeley

Pravin Varaiya
UC Berkeley Professor of the Graduate School in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science