Jorge Heine


Jorge Heine is CIGI (Centre for International Governance Innovation) Professor of Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. From 2006-09 he was a vice-president of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), and was previously Ambassador of Chile to India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka (2003-2007), and Ambassador to South Africa (1994-1999) as well as a Cabinet Minister and Deputy Minister in the Chilean Government. A lawyer and political scientist, he has been a visiting fellow at St. Antony's College, Oxford and a Research Associate at The Wilson Center in Washington D.C. He has held postdoctoral fellowships from the Social Science Research Council and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and has been a consultant to the United Nations, the Ford Foundation and Oxford Analytica. He is the author, co-author or editor of ten books, including The Dark Side of Globalization (with Ramesh Thakur, UN University Press, forthcoming, 2010) andWhich Way Latin America? Hemispheric Politics Meets Globalization (with Andrew F. Cooper, UN University Press, 2009) For more information, click here. Disclaimer: External experts are not affiliated with Gateway House and have been presented here for reference only.

Cuba, Democratic Transitions, Haiti), Latin American Politics (Chile, Multilateralism, South-South Relations, Theory And Practice Of Diplomacy, Transitional Justice (Truth Commissions)

Last modified: June 16, 2017

Recent projects

khurshid+chile Courtesy: Ministry Of External Affairs, India
8 February 2013 Gateway House

India-Chile: Transcending geography

Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid’s February 5 visit to Chile and Argentina is emblematic of the new era in Indo-Latin America relations. What does this increased engagement mean for India and Chile, two rapidly growing economies of the Global South?
celac Courtesy: Casa de Gobierno en Argentina/Wikimedia
6 August 2012 Gateway House

Why we need an India-LAC dialogue

The past decade has seen a significant rise in trade and investment flows between India and the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region. With an international system in flux, it is time for India and LAC to work together to shape a global order that better reflects current economic realities.