I am often asked to share my expertise on Latin America with the news media. Here are some recent newspaper articles and radio programs that have quoted or featured me .
"What Will Rafael Correa's 'Steamroller' Bring Ecuador?" Latin America Advisor, February 28, 2013.
"Correa and Ecuador’s Left: An Interview with Marc Becker," interview by Paul Gottinger on White Rose Reader, February 12, 2013, reprinted on Upside Down World and excerpted on Counterpunch.
"Will Correa Coast to Victory in Ecuador's 2013 Elections?" By Walter Spurrier, Michael Shifter, Marc Becker, and Andrés Mejía Acosta. Latin America Advisor, December 3, 2012.
Chris Brown, "Professor employs unusual methods," Index (Truman State University), November 15, 2012, 12.
"Is Ecuador On the Brink of a 'Perfect Dictatorship'?" By Gustavo Jalkh, Osvaldo Hurtado, Adrián Bonilla, Christopher Sabatini, Marc Becker. Latin America Advisor, May 25, 2011.
"Ecuador’s Recent Referendum Vote," Latin America Current Events & News, May 18, 2011.
Irene Caselli, "Ecuador President Rafael Correa loses indigenous allies," BBC, April 19, 2011.
Alex Carlson, "Film offers alternative teachings," Index (Truman State University), April 14, 2011, 12.
Was There a Failed Coup Attempt in Ecuador?, Uprising, KPFK, Pacific Radio in Los Angeles, October 4, 2010.
Harald Neuber, "Erneuter Putschversuch in Lateinamerika," Telepolis, October 1, 2010.
Jennifer Lewis, "All Eyes On: Marc Becker," Index (Truman State University), February 4, 2010, 11.
Letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton denouncing the illegal coup against the constitutionally elected government of Manuel Zelaya in Honduras (July 9, 2009).
Quoted in Joshua Rhett Miller, "Book Chavez Gave to Obama Is Used as Core Text on Many College Campuses," FOX News, April 24, 2009.
Quoted in STAND looks to end genocide, Index (Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri, February 26, 2009).
Protesters seek privileged status, Letter to the Editor of the Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, Wisc, September 18, 2008).
Ecuador to Evict US from Military Base, Uprising, KPFK, Pacific Radio in Los Angeles, December 17, 2007.
Stories on Venezuelan TV station misleading, Letter to Editor of the The Capital Times (Madison, Wisc, June 2-3, 2007).
"Book lists professor among 'dangerous,'" The Index (Truman State University), March 2, 2006.
Professor lives political turbulency, by Mary Ann Macombie (Index, Truman State University, October 2, 2003).
Insatiable curiosity leads professor to Nicaragua, by Katrina Reschly (New Media Index, Truman State University, December 6, 2001).
Faculty Spotlight -- This month we feature Marc Becker and his innovative uses of the new Blackboard software. (Instructional Technology and Training, Gettysburg College, February 1999 Newsletter).
"If Indian cultures are incapable of incorporating new technologies, that might mean that they have become stagnant and are dying," an e-mail conversation with Marc Becker on zum Thema: Nr. 24, 30.12.1998; special issue on "Die Landlosen der Cyberwelt: 'Entwicklungshilfe' Internet?"
You can read my comments on the Puerto Rico statehood question in this article ISU professors expect American territory to vote down statehood from the Pantagraph (Bloomington, IL, March 6, 1998).
Local newspapers also reported on our trip to Chiapas, Mexico.