Southern Affairs is published by Nathan Gill, a historian of Latin America and the environment, and serves as a digital workspace for research projects, drafts, and other lines of flight. Gill is a doctoral candidate at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill writing a dissertation about human-environment relationships and forced labor in the Andes. He is a Fulbright-Hays scholar in Ecuador and visiting associate research professor at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito.
Gill previously worked for eleven years as a journalist in South America, including as a reporter and bureau chief for Bloomberg News in Chile and Ecuador, covering governments, economies, and daily life across the region. He has appeared on television and radio, and his work has been published by major news agencies around the globe.
Contact: N. H. Gill