Dr Grimson is an Argentine anthropologist. He received his PhD from the Universidad Nacional de Brasília and is now Dean of the Instituto de Altos Estudios Sociales of the Universidad Nacional de San Martín in Argentina, where he is also a Professor. He is also a researcher for the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas. Dr. Grimson’s work focuses on urban issues and Argentine identity. He has studied migration processes, frontier zones, social movements, cultural politics, identity and interculturalism. His first book, Relatos de la diferencia y la igualdad: los bolivianos en Buenos Aires (2005, EUDEBA), won the FELALACS prize for best dissertation in Latin America. After publishing La nación y sus límites: Contrabandistas Y Exiliados en la Frontera Argentina-Brasil (2003, Gedisa), Interculturalidady comunicación (2000, Grupo Editorial Norma), and compilations such as La cultura e la crisis latinoamericana, the Argentine state awarded him the Bernardo Houssey Prize, given to the most important researchers in Latin America. His most recent book, Los límites de la cultura: Crítica de las teorías de la identidad (2011, Siglo Veintiuno Editores), was awarded the Iberoamerican Prize for best book in 2012, by the Latin American Studies Association.