Email Address



  • MESc, York University
  • M.A., York University
  • Ph.D., York University

Marco Fonseca

Sessional Lecturer


Obtained his PhD from the Graduate Program in Social and Political Thought at York University in 2000. He is currently a lecturer in Latin American and International Studies in the Department of International Studies at Glendon College, York University. He is currently a co-editor of El Observador, a Guatemalan bulletin of political economic analysis. Recent publications: he is currently working on a book manuscript entitled “The Metaphysics of Civil Society”. In 2004 he published Entre la comunidad y la república. Ciudadanía y sociedad civil en Guatemala (Between Community and Republic. Citizenship and Civil Society in Guatemala), Guatemala: F&G Editores.

Research Interests

  • Theories on the "Transition to Democracy" in Latin America and Spain
  • Political Philosophy of Latin American Democratization: esp. Guatemala
  • Theories of Cultural and Political Change
  • Development of Citizenship as a Form of Political Identity and Conflict Resolution
  • Theories of Human Rights, Cultural Pluralism and the Nation-state: esp. Latin America