Alfonso Barreto is on the online associate faculty of Ashford University. He is also a co-founder and member of the International Society for Policy Research and Evaluation in School-Based Counseling. Alfonso is an emerging interdisciplinary scholar who has been involved in a number of areas, such as Latin American Studies (democracy, public policy, philosophy, and social movements), American Politics, Counseling, and Leadership. He also has experience as a Human Resources practitioner and consultant. As an eclectic researcher guided by the Socratic thinking approach, he has been acknowledged by Harvard University and the University of Zulia due to his in-depth and multicultural understandings of human interactions in community, political, and organizational contexts. Currently, he is a professor at Ashford University and develops specialized studies at the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO). Some recent publications are as follow: Representaciones simbólicas del socialismo: sus contrariedades ideológicas en la construcción del nacionalismo latinoamericano (2019); Aplicaciones de la Fenomenología en Ciencia Política. Un estudio del liderazgo y la conciencia política en democracia (2018); Historical Influences on the Development of Policy Affecting School-Based Guidance and Counseling in Latin America (2017); and Contemporary Public Policy on School-Based Guidance and Counseling in Venezuela, Costa Rica, and Other Latin American Countries (2017).
Prof. Barreto has published the following articles in the Journal:
- “Rediscovering the Latin American nationalist idealism of José Ingenieros: a synthesis of his intellectual work and life” (Volume 11, Issue 1)