Terry McCoy

Research Interests

Latin American business environment and regional trade issues

Geographic Expertise


Curriculum Vitae 


LAS 6295 Latin American Business Environment


A specialist on the political economy of Latin America, McCoy has taught, conducted research and consulted throughout the hemisphere. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Chile. The author of numerous scholarly publications, he is also a frequent contributor of commentary on Latin American events to the Christian Science Monitor, Wall Street Journal, Orlando Sentinel and other newspapers. His current research focuses on the Latin American business environment and regional integration. He was the author of the annual Latin American Business Environment Report and a report on the status of regional trade talks and their implications for Florida. Other recent publications include studies on the impact of economic globalization on the Caribbean, the prospects for continued economic reform in Latin America, the effects of reform on Latin American sweetener markets, and the significance of the war on terrorism for the Americas. McCoy has participated in five Americas Business Forums as a member of Team Florida. From 1985–1996, he served as Director of the Center for Latin American Studies.

Terry McCoy