Heather Campbell was a senior editor at Encyclopaedia Britannica. Prior to joining Britannica, she was an editor at ABC-CLIO; taught French to undergraduates at the University of California, Santa Barbara; and lived for a time in Paris, London, and Dublin. She holds master's and bachelor's degrees in French.
Former Encyclopædia Britannica Editor
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Laura Chinchilla, Costa Rican politician who served as vice president (2006–08) and president (2010–14) of Costa Rica. She was the first woman to be elected to the Costa Rican presidency. Chinchilla, the eldest of four children, was born in a suburb of the Costa Rican capital, San José. Her…READ MORE