Rudy Leal McCormack
Fields of Study: International Relations, Political Theory, and Environmental Politics and Policy
About: Rudy received his B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy, as well as his M.A. in Political Science from Florida International University. Rudy is a first generation Cuban-American, who emigrated to the U.S. at seven years old, born in Cuba and raised in Miami, FL. Rudy's research interests fall within a Western Marxist approach, concentrating on a framework constructed in understanding the historical process that contributes to the promulgation of advanced capitalism. In addition, the theoretical traditions of Critical Theory, Poststructural Marxism, Postcolonialism, and Psychoanalysis are particular frameworks that he will utilize to complement environmental politics in his research.