Research Interests: The history of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, and their relations with Latin America and the U.S.; U.S.-Latin American relations; the Washington Consensus; economic globalization; contemporary Argentina and Chile
PhD in History (2009, Tel-Aviv University). Claudia Kedar was a visiting postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), and Leonard Davis and Lady Davis postdoctoral fellow at the Hebrew University. Her book, "The International Monetary Fund and Latin America. The Argentine Puzzle in Context" (Temple University Press, 2013), received an honorable mention from the 2014 Luciano Tomassini Latin American International Relations Book Award (LASA). She has published in leading journals like the Hispanic American Historical Review, the Journal of Latin American Studies, and the Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Her new research project, "Nationalizations and privatizations in the making: the World Bank and Latin America, 1944-1995" is supported by an Individual Research Grant of the Israeli Science Foundation.