Gerardo Otero

Fellow, Royal Society of Canada
Academy of the Social Sciences

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

Gerardo Otero was the 2021/2022 president of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), and organized its 40th congress held virtually on May 5-8, 2022. Its central theme was: "Socioenvironmental polarization and rivalry among great powers." 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 and Graduate Chair 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.