Mexico Experts

Dr. Cynthia J. Arnson is director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.  Her most recent work has focused on democratic governance, conflict resolution, citizen security and organized crime, international relations, and U.S. policy in the Western hemisphere. Arnson is a member of the editorial advisory board of Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica, th...
Research Professor, Escuela de Gobierno y Politica Pública
Marco Antonio Fernández is a research professor in the School of Government at Tec de Monterrey and a researcher associate at Mexico Evalúa. He specializes in political economy, particularly on education policy, decentralization, clientelism, transparency, corruption and the challenges of good governance. He received his B.A. in Political Science at ITAM, Mexico. He has a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Polit...
Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Cornell University
María Cristina García is the Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies in the Department of History at Cornell University, where she teaches courses on immigration history. She is the author of Seeking Refuge: Central American migration to Mexico, the United States, and Canada (2006); Havana USA: Cuban Exiles and Cuban Americans in South Florida (1996); and articles and book chapters on refug...
Security and Conflict Resolution Expert; Former Consultant, United Nations Development Program and Organization of American States
Juan Carlos Garzón-Vergara is a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center (Washington, DC) and a research associate at Fundación Ideas para la Paz (Colombia). Garzón is an international advisor on security and drug policy reform. Some of his current projects include analyzing the marijuana regulation experiences and assessing the consequences of the drug law enforcement in Latin America. Garzón c...
Professor of Political Science, Arnold Chair in International Political Economy, and Director, Tower Center, SMU
Hollifield is Professor of Political Science, Ora Nixon Arnold Chair in International Political Economy, and Director of the Tower Center, SMU. He received his PhD in political science from Duke University in 1985. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Public Policy Scholar at the Wilson Center, he has worked as a consultant for a variety of governmental and intergovernmental organizati...
Migration Policy Institute
Executive Director, Energy and Sustainability, University of California, Davis
Amy Myers Jaffe is a leading expert on global energy policy, geopolitical risk, and energy and sustainability. Jaffe serves as executive director for Energy and Sustainability at University of California, Davis with a joint appointment to the Graduate School of Management and Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS). Prior to joining UC Davis, Jaffe served as founding director of the Energy Forum...
Non-resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Diana Villiers Negroponte is writing a book about James A. Baker’s role as Secretary of State from 1989-1992.  The book reviews U.S. foreign policy of the period and asks whether the U.S. should have done more to help the Soviet Union transition into a prosperous, democratic state. Prior to joining the Wilson Center, Diana spent 7 years as a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, f...
Master’s Candidate, Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University, South Korea.
Kyuhyun is a master's candidate in International Cooperation at Yonsei Graduate School of International Studies. He has earned his bachelor’s degree at Loughborough University majoring in International Relations. Despite having spent his formative childhood and adolescent years in various parts of Europe, his curiosity of East Asia and passion for international relations has led him to f...
Professor, University of Washington

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