Adjunct Instructor in the Graduate School of Political Management
Roberto Izurieta is the Director of Latin American Projects for the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He has a master's degree in Political Science with a double major in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University and another master's degree in Political Management from GSPM at the George Washington University. He is a LASPAU fellow and was the first latin american to be named a Rising Star by "Campaign & Elections" magazine. Izurieta has written many articles and he is the author of two books. From 1998-2000, he was the Communications Director for the President of Ecuador. Since then, Izurieta has worked on several political campaigns in Latin America, and Spain, including in México, Ecuador, Perú, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic. He has advised President Alejandro Toledo of Perú, President Vicente Fox of Mexico and President Alvaro Colom of Guatemala. He is a political commentator for CNN en Espanol.