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Current Fellows

Meet the 2018-2019 Fellows

  • Kevan Antonio Aguilar

    Kevan Antonio Aguilar

    Ph.D. candidate in history, UC San Diego

    Research Project: Revolutionary Encounters: Mexican Communities and Spanish Exiles, 1931-1952

    Residency: September 2018 – May 2019

  • Daniela Tatiana Barba-Sánchez

    Daniela Tatiana Barba-Sánchez

    Ph.D. candidate in political science, Princeton University

    Research Project: State Neutrality and the Fight Against Crime as a Political Opportunity: The Case of Mexico

    Residency: September 2018 – May 2019

  • Angie M. Bautista-Chavez

    Angie M. Bautista-Chavez

    Ph.D. candidate in government, Harvard University

    Research Project: Exporting Borders: The Domestic and International Politics of Migration Control

    Residency: September 2018 – December 2018

  • Jose Bucheli

    Jose Bucheli

    Ph.D. candidate in economics, University of New Mexico

    Research Project: Migratory Experiences to the United States and Labor Decisions Among Return Migrants in Mexico

    Residency: September 2018 – May 2019 

  • James Daria

    James Daria

    Ph.D. candidate in anthropology, University of Oregon

    Research Project: Jornalero: Indigenous Migrant Farmworkers in Global Agricultural Enclaves Along the US-Mexico Border

    Residency: September 2018 – May 2019

  • Silvia López Estrada

    Silvia López Estrada

    Professor in the department of population studies, Colegio de la Frontera Norte

    Research Project: Mexican Transborder Care Workers in the Tijuana-San Diego Region: A Profession of Life at the Intersection of Gender, Welfare and Migration

    Residency: September 2018 – May 2019

  • Cecilia Farfán-Méndez

    Cecilia Farfán-Méndez

    Postdoctoral fellow in international relations, UC San Diego

    Research Project: Beyond Cartels and Kingpins: The Business of Drug Trafficking Organizations

    Residency: September 2018 – August 2019

  • Albert José-Antonio López

    Albert José-Antonio López

    Ph.D. Candidate in History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture, MIT

    Research Project: The Integrated State: Architecture, Planning, and Politics in Mexico: 1938-1958

    Residency: September 2018 – May 2019

  • John McNeece III

    John McNeece III

    Senior Fellow of Practice

    Research Project: Implementation of the Mexican Energy Reform in the Power Sector: Accomplishments and Uncertainties

    Residency: September 2018 – August 2019

  • Daniel Millán

    Daniel Millán

    Ph.D. candidate in sociology, UC Irvine

    Research Project: Immigration Laws and Household Instability: The Academic Outcomes of Mexican Children of Immigrants with a Deported Parent

    Residency: September 2018 – February 2019

  • Sergio Miranda Pacheco

    Sergio Miranda Pacheco

    Professor of history at Institute of Historical Research, UNAM

    Research Project: Urbanization and Desiccation: Towards an Environmental History of Mexico City in the 19th and 20th Centuries

    Residency: April 2019 – June 2019

  • Jorge Ramirez

    Jorge Ramirez

    Ph.D. Candidate in history, UC San Diego

    Research Project: Becoming Indigenous: Race, Violence, and Agriculture in Cold War Oaxaca and Along the U.S.-Mexico Pacific Coast, 1970-2006

    Residency: September 2018 – May 2019

  • Tesalia Rizzo

    Tesalia Rizzo

    Ph.D. candidate in political science, MIT

    Research Project: When Clients Become Citizens: Intermediation and Claim-Making in Mexico

    Residency: January 2019 – June 2019

  • Teresita Rocha-Jimenez

    Teresita Rocha-Jimenez

    Ph.D. candidate in Public Health, UC San Diego- San Diego State University

    Research Project:The Role of Migration and Mobility on Sexual and Mental Health at Mexico’s Northern and Southern Borders

    Residency: September 2018 – February 2019

  • Melissa Rogers

    Melissa Rogers

    Assistant professor of political science in the Division of Politics & Economics at Claremont Graduate University

    Research Project: Nascent Bureaucracies: Institution Building in Mexico’s States

    Residency: September 2018 – December 2018

  • Lynn Stephen

    Lynn Stephen

    Professor of anthropology, University of Oregon

    Research Project: Remembering Mexico: Emotion and Testimony in Elena Poniatowska’s Crónicas

    Residency: September 2018 – May 2019

  • Brian Stevenson

    Brian Stevenson

    Fulbright Research Chair; Professor in business administration, Lakehead University

    Research Project: Politics of NAFTA

    Residency: August – December 2018

  • Abigail Thornton

    Abigail Thornton

    Ph.D. candidate in education, UCLA

    Research Project: Learning for Inclusion: Deported Migrants’ Strategies for Rebuilding Lives in Tijuana, Mexico

    Residency: September 2018 – May 2019

  • Carolina Valdivia

    Carolina Valdivia

    Ph.D. candidate in education, Harvard University

    Research Project: Understanding How the Possibility of Being Separated Due to Deportation Affects Immigrant Young Adults and their Families

    Residency: January 2019 – April 2019

  • David Yee

    David Yee

    Ph.D. candidate in History, Stony Brook University

    Research Project: Divided Landscapes in the Mexican Metropolis: Housing and Segregation in Mexico City, 1940-1976

    Residency: January 2019 – May 2019