Mark Falcoff

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Mark Falcoff is a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington, D.C., where his specialty is Latin American issues.

Dr. Falcoff came to the American Enterprise Institute in 1981 after a term (1979-1980) as a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University. In 1983, he served as Senior Consultant to the National Bipartisan Commission on Central America, which was chaired by former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger.

Subsequently, he joined the staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (1986-87) and the Council of Foreign Relations (1987-88), where he was a Visiting Fellow and directed a study group on Chile.

Dr. Falcoff graduated with honors and a bachelor of science in political science from the University of Missouri in 1963, and earned both a Master of Arts degree and Doctor of Philosophy from Princeton University.

He has taught at the University of Illinois, University of Oregon, University of California, Los Angeles, and the U.S. Foreign Service Institute.

Dr. Falcoff is the author of Small Countries, Large Issues (1984), A Tale of Two Policies (1989), Modern Chile:A Critical History (1989), Prologue to Peron: Argentina in Depression and War,1930-1943 (1976), The Spanish Civil War,1936-1939: American Hemispheric Perspectives (1982) and The Continuing Crisis: U.S. Policy in Central America and the Caribbean (1987). Also, he is a contributor to a number of volumes on Latin American issues and U.S. policy. His articles and reviews have appeared in The Washington Post, The New Republic, The New Criterion, Commentary, The New York Times Book Review, The American Spectator, Orbis, The Washington Quarterly, and Foreign Affairs.