Comité Consultivo de la Oficina Regional de Argentina

Rut Diamint

Dr. Rut Diamint is a professor of Political Science at Torcuato Di Tella University and a researcher at the National Council of Scientific and Technological Research, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. An expert in civil-military relations, she has served as head of the cabinet and adviser to the Ministry of Defense of Argentina (2004-2005) and held research positions at Florida International University (2008) and Columbia University (2001). She has also coordinated projects for the Ford Foundation and Open Society Foundations on issues of defense, political leadership, and democracy. Her interest in these areas was forged in the midst of Argentina's military dictatorship.