Gerardo Otero

Professor of International Studies

School for International Studies 
Simon Fraser University 
7200-515 West Hastings Street 
Vancouver, BC Canada V6B 5K3
Tel. 778-782-4508 (Off.)


Gerardo Otero is the 2021/2022 president of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), organizing its 40th congress to be held virtually May 5-8, 2022. Its central theme is: "PolarizaciĆ³n socioambiental y rivalidad entre grandes potencias." See LASA's website. In 2021, Otero was ellected fellow to Academy II (Social Sciences) of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). See 30 seconds video here.

At Simon Fraser University, Otero is a Professor at the School for International Studies and an associated faculty member of the Labour Studies Program. In Vancouver, Otero is a founding member of the British Columbia Employment Standards Coalition, and a Research Associate at the BC Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.