Regional Expertise in Latin America

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School of Global Policy and Strategy Announces New Director for Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies
Sept. 1, 2017: Building on its position as an internationally recognized expert on the Americas, GPS has appointed Rafael Fernandez de Castro as the new director of its Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies.

Linked in Latin America
July 17, 2017: Under the leadership of Assistant Professor Gordon McCord, GPS bolsters its Latin American connections with a second student exchange program in Chile.

NAFTA Under Siege
Feb. 23, 2017: UC San Diego Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies to host timely dialogue on the future of the North American partnership.

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Faculty and Research

Related Faculty

  • Richard Feinberg

    Richard Feinberg

    Professor

    Research Fields: Cuba, Latin America, U.S. foreign policy, multilateral institutions, trade and investment, globalization, democratization, non-governmental organizations

  • Rafael Fernández de Castro

    Rafael Fernández de Castro

    Professor; Director, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies

    Research fields: U.S.-Mexico relations, foreign policy, immigration and security in Latin America

  • Francisco Garfias

    Francisco Garfias

    Assistant Professor

    Research Fields: comparative political economy, state capacity, taxation, social conflict, Latin American politics, Mexican politics, econometrics

  • Gordon Hanson

    Gordon Hanson

    Professor; Pacific Economic Cooperation Chair in International Economic Relations; Director, Center on Global Transformation

    Research Fields: economics, international trade, international migration, foreign direct investment

  • Gordon McCord

    Gordon McCord

    Assistant Professor

    Research Fields: development economics, public health, environment

  • Craig McIntosh

    Craig McIntosh

    Professor; Co-director, Policy Design and Evaluation Lab

    Research Fields: development economics, agricultural and resource economics, program evaluation, microeconomics, anti-poverty policies

Related Research Centers and Programs

  • Center on Global Transformation

    Center on Global Transformation

    Examining central questions about economic growth, equality and market change in the Pacific, this center brings together the worlds of academic inquiry and policy analysis.
  • Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies

    Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies

    Supporting academic research on Mexico and U.S.-Mexico relations, this center explores the creation, implementation and evaluation of public policy in these countries.