Miguel Tinker Salas
Published January 18, 2018

Miguel Tinker Salas is the Leslie Farmer Professor of Latin American Studies, a professor of history and Chicana/o Latina/o studies, and the coordinator of Latin American studies at Pomona College. He is an authority on the political and social issues confronting Latin America.

His research focuses on Venezuelan politics and culture, and the U.S. presence in Venezuela. He is also interested in Latin American immigration policies and the diaspora. His books include Venezuela: What Everyone Needs to Know (2015) and The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture and Society in Venezuela (2009).

Expertise: Contemporary Latin America, society and politics in Venezuela and Mexico, oil in Venezuela, the drug war in Mexico, Mexican border society, Chicanos/as and Latinos/as in the U.S., Latin American immigration policies.

Location: Los Angeles, Calif.

Email: miguel.tinkersalas@pomona.edu

Phone: (909) 607-2920

Twitter: @mtinkersalas

As Heard On TRT World: “Venezuela On The Edge: Interview with Miguel Tinker Salas”

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