Professor of Latin American History at Boston University
Jeffrey W. Rubin is Professor of Latin American History at Boston University and Research Associate at BU's Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs. He is co-author, with Emma Sokoloff-Rubin, of Sustaining Activism: A Brazilian Women's Movement and a Father-Daughter Collaboration, published in 2013 by Duke University Press (sustainingactivism.com). Dr. Rubin received a MacArthur Research and Writing Grant for his work on democracy and grassroots innovation in Brazil and funding from the Open Society Institute to study business responses to progressive reform in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico. He directs the Enduring Reform Project (enduringreform.org) and the Religion, Social Movements, and Zones of Crisis initiative.