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Jorge A. BustamanteJorge A. Bustamante

Eugene Conley Professor of Sociology
(PhD, University of Notre Dame, 1975)
304 Hesburgh Center
574-631-3820
email: jbustama@nd.edu
http://sociology.nd.edu/people/jorge-bustamante/

Geographic focus: Latin America (Mexico), Central American transmigration (Mexico-US).

Thematic interests: International migration; human rights worldwide; Central American Migrants’ human rights; border settlements; Mexico-US migration.

Current research: Founder of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, the prominent Mexican institute for the study of border issues.

Selected publications:

  • “A Dialectical Understanding of the Vulnerability of International Migrants,” in Castro-Rea, Julián, ed., Our North America: Social and Political Issues beyond NAFTA (Ashgate, 2012)

  • Sembrar en el desierto. Crónicas de los primeros 30 años de El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (El Colef, 2012)

  • “La Migración de Mexicanos a Estados Unidos y Sus Repercusiones en Baja California,” in David Piñero and Jorge Carrillo, eds., Baja California a Cien Años de la Revolución Mexicana 1910–2010 (El Colegio De La Frontera Norte/Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, 2011)

  • Coauthor, “Extreme Vulnerability of Migrants: The Cases of the United States and Mexico Respectively,” in International Migrations Journal 6, 1 (2011)

  • Coauthor, “La migración de México-Estados Unidos”, in Los grandes problemas de México, Blanca Torres and Gustavo Vegas, coords. (El Colegio de México, 2008)

  • Also, numerous studies on the sociology of the border region between the United States and Mexico, and on US residents of Mexican origin

Honors:

  • Appointed advisor to the president of Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission (2011)


 

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