Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera (Ph.D. in Political Science, The New School for Social Research) is Associate Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University. Her areas of expertise are Mexico-US relations, organized crime, immigration, border security, and human trafficking. Her newest book is titled Los Zetas Inc.: Criminal Corporations, Energy, and Civil War in Mexico (University of Texas Press, 2017). She was recently the Principal Investigator of a research grant to study organized crime and trafficking in persons in Central America and along Mexico’s eastern migration routes, supported by the Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. She is now working on a new book project that analyzes the main political, cultural, and ideological aspects of Mexican irregular immigration in the United States and US immigration policy entitled Mexican “Illegal” Immigration in the United States: A Human Problem.
Dr. Correa-Cabrera is Past President of the Association for Borderlands Studies (ABS). She is also Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Non-resident Scholar at the Baker Institute’s Mexico Center (Rice University).
Twitter – @GCorreaCabrera
Host Dan Loney is joined by Stephanie Woerner (Research Scientist, CISR, MIT), Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera (Associate Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University), Mary Lovely (Professor of Economics, Syracuse University), Lawrence White (Robert Kavesh Professorship in Economics, NYU Stern School of Business), Matt Gold (Adjunct Professor of Law; former Deputy Assistant US Trade Representative for North America, Fordham University School of Law), Christopher Sands (Senior Research Professor; Director of the Center for Canadian Studies, Johns Hopkins University), Iwan Barankay (Associate Management Professor, The Wharton School), and Jacques deLisle (Professor of Law & Professor of Political Science; Director, University of Pennsylvania’s Center for East Asian Studies) on the Friday, July 6, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.