Douglas Wilton Payne, Latin American and Caribbean affairs specialist, writer. Member Social Democrats, Washington, 1985-1991, member national committee, since 1991.
Payne, Douglas Wilton was born on January 12, 1951 in Neptune, New Jersey, United States. Son of Douglas Wilton and Helen (Brophy) Payne.
Bachelor in English, Williams College, 1972.
Freelance writer, New York City, 1972-1982. Member staff Freedom House, 1983-1987, director hemispheric studies, since 1987.
Author: The Democratic Mask: The Consolidation of the Sandinista Revolution, 1985. Co-author: (with Mark Falcoff and Susan Kaufman Purcell) Latin America: United States Policy after the Cold War, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.
Member Social Democrats, Washington, 1985-1991, member national committee, since 1991.