Horacio Machado Araoz (Argentina) is Deputy Investigator of the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET). He is a Doctor in Human Sciences, with a Mention in Social and Cultural Studies. Faculty of Humanities, National University of Catamarca (December 2012). Horacio holds a Master in Social Sciences, with a Mention in Political Theory. School of Advanced Studies. Academic and Postgraduate Secretariat of the National University of Catamarca. (December 2004). He also has a Diploma in Social Planning for Local Development. School of Social Planners of the Center for Social Studies and Education SUR – CEPAL, Santiago, Chile, Republic of Chile, (September – November 1997). Horacio graduated as a Bachelor of Political Science in the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations in the Catholic University of Córdoba in 1993.