Daniel Kressel

Email: dgk2114@columbia.edu
Field: Latin America
Advisor: Pablo Piccato
Year: 2012

Daniel is a third-year PhD student in modern Latin American history, and is committed to Spanish and Latin American intellectual history. Daniel holds an MA from Tel Aviv University, where he wrote a thesis on the Spanish transition to democracy and the narratives of the Spanish Right. He also holds an MA from the New School for Social Research, where he worked on concepts of self-victimization and retroactive justice in the 'Third Wave' transitions. His current work focuses on the relations between Spanish and southern-cone Latin American ultra-conservative ideologies during the 1960's and 1970's.