Faculty Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies
(MPAff, University of Texas at Austin, 1998)
300 Hesburgh Center
Geographic focus: Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Southern Cone)
Thematic interests: Role of culture in shaping values and political systems; immigration policy; political views of the Mexican-origin population in the United States.
Current research: A national qualitative study of the opinions of the Mexican migrant and Mexican American communities; effects of the national immigration discourse on Latino political behavior; attempts by governments in the Americas to manage relations with their diasporas to assist their foreign policy goals.
“Estados Unidos y Los Convenios de la Unesco En América Del Norte” in La Unesco y la Protección Internacional de la Cultura en el Espacio Iberoamericano (Civitas, 2011)