Franck Gaudichaud (1975, France) is coordinator of the Chilean section of Rebelión in collaboration with the Spanish historian Mario Amorós and also participates in the editorial work of the Bolivian section. He was Lecturer in Latin American History at Rochelle University, France (2004-5). In 2005, he finished his doctorate in Political Science (on the Chilean social movement) at the University of Paris VIII under the supervision of Michael Löwy. He is currently Lecturer in Hispanic American Civilisation at the University of Grenoble 3, France.
He is author of Popular power and industrial cordons. Testimonies of the dynamics of urban popular movement in Chile (Poder Popular y Cordones industriales. Testimonios sobre la dinámica del movimiento popular urbano en Chile - 1970-1973, LOM-DIBAM
, Santiago, 2004 www.lom.cl
) and Operation Condor. Notes on state terrorism in the Southern Cone (Operación cóndor. Notas sobre el terrorismo de Estado en el Cono Sur
, Sepha Ed., Madrid, 2005 www.editorialsepha.com
). He also coordinated the collective book, The Latin American volcano. The Left, social movements and neoliberalism in Latin America (Le Volcan latino-américain. Gauches, mouvements sociaux et néolibéralisme en Amérique latine
, Paris, Textuel, 2008).
He is also a member of the editorial committee of the magazine, ‘Dissidences’ (France) dedicated to the study of contemporary revolutionary movements (www.dissidences.net