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The Wilson Center's Mexico and Canada Institutes, Harvard's Belfer Center, the Aspen Institute Mexico and other partner organizations are pleased to launch our first round of working papers from the project, "North America 2.0: Forging a Continental Future." The project aims to strengthen continental cooperation by creating research, analysis, dialogue and policy proposals. Scroll below to explore and download our first round of North America 2.0 policy papers. 

About the Authors

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Fernando León García

President, CETYS University 

Sergio Alcocer

President, Mexican Council of Foreign Affairs (COMEXI); former Under Secretary for North America, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico
Taylor Eighmy

Taylor Eighmy

President, The University of Texas at San Antonio

Santa J. Ono

President & Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia
Chappell Lawson

Chappell Lawson

Global Fellow;
Associate Professor of Political Science at MIT, Director of the MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives

Jennifer Fox

Senior Director, Transportation, Infrastructure & Regulatory Policy, Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Jorge Tello

Director, Madison Intelligence Mexico; Former National Security Advisor, Undersecretary of Government and Director of the Center for Investigation and National Security (Cisen) 
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Luisa Parraguez-Kobek

Global Affairs and International Security Professor, Tecnológico de Monterrey.
Paul Stockton

Paul Stockton

President, Paul N. Stockton LLC; Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense

Gaétan Houle

President, GH Inc.
General (Ret’d) Victor E. Renuart

General (Ret’d) Victor E. Renuart

Former Commander of NORAD – USNORTHCOM (North American Aerospace Defense Command – U.S. Northern Command)
General (Ret’d) Thomas J Lawson

General (Ret’d) Thomas J Lawson

Former Chief of the Defence Staff, Canada, and Former Deputy Commander of NORAD

Admiral (ret.) Carlos Ortega Muñiz

Former of Head of Naval Intelligence, Mexico, and Former Commander of the Pacific Naval Force, Mexico
Andrew Selee

Andrew Selee

Former Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to the Mexico Institute;
President, Migration Policy Institute
Carlos Heredia

Carlos Heredia

Global Fellow & Advisory Board Member, Mexico Institute;
Associate Professor, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)
Earl Anthony Wayne

Earl Anthony Wayne

Public Policy Fellow;
Former Career Ambassador to Afghanistan, Argentina, and Mexico
Eric Miller

Eric Miller

Global Fellow;
President, Rideau Potomac Strategy Group

Alfonso López de la Osa Escribano

Director, Center of U.S. and Mexican Law, University of Houston Law Center

Inu Manak

Research Fellow at the Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Scholar, Robert A. Pastor Research Initiative, American University Center for Latin American and Latino Studies & the School of International Service
Agustín Escobar Latapí

Agustín Escobar Latapí

Global Fellow;
Professor, CIESAS Occidente; Director, Jornaleros en la Agricultura Mexicana de Exportación

Claudia Masferrer

Associate Professor at the Centre for Demographic, Urban, and Environmental Studies (CEDUA), El Colegio de México

Víctor M. García-Guerrero

Associate Professor at the Center for Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies (CEDUA), El Colegio de Mexico

Daniela Stevens

Assistant Professor of International Relations, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)
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Mariana Sánchez Ramírez

Former Program Coordinator
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Juliette Kayyem

Faculty Director of Homeland Security Project, Belfer Senior Lecturer in International Security, Harvard Kennedy School; Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Intergovernmental Affairs

Mexico Institute

The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.   Read more

Canada Institute

Bound by common geopolitical interests and strong economic and cultural ties, Canada and the United States enjoy the world's most successful bilateral relationship. The Wilson Center's Canada Institute is the only public policy forum in the world dedicated to the full spectrum of Canada-U.S. issues. The Canada Institute is a global leader for policymakers, academics and business leaders to engage in non-partisan, informed dialogue about the current and future state of the relationship.     Read more