Claudio Fuentes is Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Institute of Investigation in Social Science (ICSO) at Diego Portales University in Chile. Claudio graduated from Chile’s prestigious Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile with a first degree in History, going on to earn his MA and Doctorate in Political Science from the University of North Carolina, USA. He has published on a broad range of political themes in books and academic journals and writes for many outlets in Chile (in Spanish) including  La Tercera, Cooperativa and El DĂ­namo.