About ISA Latin America and the Caribbean

Objective and Purposes of the ISA-Latin America and the Caribbean

  • To foster cooperation, collaboration and networking among scholars and students of International Relations residing in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • To facilitate the exchange and diffusion of information and intellectual production in the study of International Relations in the region.
  • To organize regular meetings in distinct countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in order to provide institutionalized opportunities for communication and contact among ISA/LAC members.
  • To create and cultivate relations with recognized national disciplinary associations and networks in the region dedicated to the study of International Relations, and to promote collaboration among these organizations.
  • To reinforce dialogue between scholars residing in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the International Studies Association with an eye to achieving greater internationalization of the region’s IR community.
  • Although ISA/LAC includes within the scope of its scholarly concerns the policies of national governments, international organizations and non-governmental groups that have a bearing on world politics, the ISA/LAC as such will not advocate, promote or take a stand in favor of any such policy, nor will any member appear in the name of ISA/LAC to so advocate, promote or take a stand.

Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Scope

Central America: Caribbean:
Belize Anguilla
Costa Rica Antigua and Barbuda
El Salvador Aruba
Guatemala Bahamas
Honduras Barbados
Mexico British Virgin Islands
Nicaragua Cayman Islands
Panama Cuba
South America: Dominican Republic
Argentina Grenada
Bolivia Guadeloupe
Brazil Haiti
Chile Jamaica
Colombia Martinique
Ecuador Montserrat
French Giuana Netherlands Antilles Saint Barthelemy
Guyana Saint Kitts & Nevis
Paraguay Saint Lucia
Peru Saint Martin
Suriname Saint Vincent
Uruguay Trinidad & Tobago
Venezuela Turks & Caicos Islands
US Virgin Islands


Arlene B. Tickner | Region President
Universidad del Rosario

See Governance & Leadership