Alfredo Joignant (Santiago 1964). Adjunct Researcher of the Latin American Observatory on Memories, IIPSS. Ph.D. in Political Science, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, France. Professor of Political Science at the Universidad Diego Portales. Previous President of the Chilean Political Science Association (1998-2000) and Principal Researcher of the Center for Social Conflict and Cohesion Studies (COES). His published books are The Politics of Memory in Chile from Pinochet to Bachelet, edited with Katherine Hite and Cath Collins (Boulder, Colorado, Lynn Rienner, 2013); El otro modelo. Del orden neoliberal al régimen de lo público, with Fernando Atria, Guillermo Larraín, José Miguel Benavente and Javier Couso (Santiago, Debate, 2013); Gouverner par la science: perspectives comparées, edited with Olivier Ihl and Yves Déloye (Grenoble: Presses universitares de Grenoble, 2013); and Ecos mundiales del golpe de Estado. Escritos sobre el 11 de septiembre de 1973, edited with Patricio Navia (Santiago, Ediciones Universidad Diego Portales, 2013). His most recent book, La solución constitucional (Santiago: Catalonia) was co-edited with Claudio Fuentes. He has published in several international journals including: Revue française de science politique; Genèses. Sciences sociales et histoire ; Politix. Revue des sciences sociales du politique ; Journal of Latin American Studies ; Democratization ; Cahiers internationaux de sociologie ; Política y gobierno and Revista mexicana de sociología. Appointed by the Chilean Senate, Dr. Joignant is a member of the Council of the Chilean Electoral Service (SERVEL).