Claudio Lomnitz He works on the anthropology of national societies, experimenting with various genres of writing, from sociological essays to dramaturgy, from historical narrative to journalism. Author of more than a dozen books. He has been a professor at universities in Mexico and the United States, and a visiting professor at European and Latin American universities. He has served as director of the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Chicago, the Center for Historical Studies at the New School for Social Research in New York, and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race at the University of Chicago. Columbia, where he founded and directs the Center for Mexican Studies. He is a full professor of anthropology at Columbia University and this year he is a visiting professor at the city.