Sergio Cabrales

He is interested in the dynamics of collective actions in Central America. Particularly, he studies how social actors and institutions react to the worsening social conditions in that region. His findings have been presented in regional conferences and publications on Central American affairs. He has lectured courses on Statistics, Social Theory, Research Methodology and Theological Reflection at the Nicaraguan Jesuit University (Universidad Centroamericana) and at the University of Pittsburgh.

Education & Training

  • MA, University of Pittsburgh, 2022
  • MA, University of Pittsburgh, 2020
  • BA, Universidad Centroamericana, Nicaragua, 2015

Representative Publications

Cabrales, S., & Sánchez, M. (2021). Antirepression protests in Nicaragua: an authoritarian transformation. In Willey Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements 2e. 

Cabrales Domínguez, S. M. (2021). Managua en revuelta: la capital en la oleada de protestas de 2018. Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies/Revue canadienne des études latino-américaines et caraïbes, 46(3), 382-399.

Cabrales, S. (2020). La oleada de protestas del 2018 en Nicaragua: procesos, mecanismos y resultados. In A. Cortés, U. López, & L. Moncada (Eds.), Anhelos de un nuevo horizonte. Aportes para la construcción de una Nicaragua democrática. San José: FLACSO - Costa Rica.

Cabrales, S. (2017). El Desajuste de Calificaciones en los Call Centers de Nicaragua (Qualification mismatch in Call Centers in Nicaragua).

Sánchez, M., Calero, K., Castro, D. y Cabrales, S. (2016). Tropas salvadoreñas en Irak: implicaciones éticas según Kant.  Forum, Latin American Studies Association. Spring 2016, Vol. XLVII, Isue 2. Páginas 7-11.

Research Interest Summary

Collective Actions, Natural Disasters, Catholic Church, Youth, Central America