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Current Fellows

Meet the 2021-2022 Fellows

  • Marco Alcocer

    Marco Alcocer

    Ph.D. candidate in Political Science, UC San Diego

    Research Project: Government Crackdowns, Organized Crime Expansion, and State Capture in Mexico

    Residency: September 2021 – March 2022

  • Hannah Baron

    Hannah Baron

    Ph.D. candidate in Political Science, Brown University

    Research Project: In Pursuit of Justice: Vigilantism, Policing, and Rights in Mexico

    Residency: September 2021 – May 2022

  • Keegan Boyar

    Keegan Boyar

    Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Chicago

    Research Project: Ordering the Unruly City: Policing, Law, and Citizenship in Mexico City, c.1870-1950

    Residency: September 2021 – May 2022

  • Jose Luis Burgos

    Jose Luis Burgos

    Assistant Professor in Global Public Health, UC San Diego

    Research Project: PrEP Adherence in Latinos at High Risk of HIV

    Residencies: September 2019 – May 2020; September 2020 – May 2021; September 2021 – August 2022

  • Julie Collins-Dogrul

    Julie Collins-Dogrul

    Associate Professor of Sociology, Whittier College

    Research Project: U.S.-Mexico Border Public Health and Environmental Cooperation

    Residency: September 2021 – December 2021

  • Lucía Félix Beltrán

    Lucía Félix Beltrán

    Ph.D. candidate in Health Policy, UCLA

    Research Project: Health Reform and the Evolution of the Private Sector in Financing and Delivery of the Mexican Healthcare System

    Residency: September 2021 – May 2022

  • Fiona Gladstone

    Fiona Gladstone

    Ph.D. Candidate in Geography, University of Arizona

    Research Project: Adapting to Aid: A Participatory Political Ecology of National Food Assistance Policy in Oaxaca, Mexico, 2013-2018

    Non-Resident Fellow: September 2021 – December 2021

  • Alejandro Guevara Sangines

    Alejandro Guevara Sangines

    Professor of Economics, Universidad Iberoamericana

    Research Project: Achieving Sustainable Development: Six Policy Success Stories

    Residency: August 2021 – July 2022

  • Fernanda Herrera Lopez

    Fernanda Herrera Lopez

    UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellow in Economics

    Research Project: Geospatial Analytical Modeling for Sustainable Land Use Planning in Mexico

    Residency: January 2021 – December 2021

  • Philip Johnson

    Philip Johnson

    Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

    Research Project: Narcommunication: The Marketing and Messaging of Organized Crime

    Residency: September 2020 – May 2021
    Non-Resident Fellow: September 2021 – May 2022

  • Kevan Malone

    Kevan Malone

    Ph.D. Candidate in History, UC San Diego

    Research Project: Borderline Unsustainable: Urban Planning and Diplomacy at the Tijuana-San Diego Boundary, 1909-1999

    Non-Resident Fellow: September 2021 – May 2022

  • Victoria Ojeda

    Victoria Ojeda

    Associate Professor at School of Medicine, UC San Diego

    Research Project: PrEP Adherence in Latinos at High Risk of HIV

    Residencies: September 2019 – May 2020; September 2020 – May 2021; September 2021 – August 2022

  • Linda Sanchez

    Linda Sanchez

    Ph.D. Candidate in Anthropology, UC Irvine

    Research Project: Living in the Shadow of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

    Residency: September 2021 – May 2022

  • Patrick Signoret

    Patrick Signoret

    Ph.D. Candidate in Politics, Princeton University

    Research Project: Order and Peace Amid Large-Scale Criminal Violence in Mexico

    Residency: January 2020 – August 2020; September 2020 – May 2021; September 2021 – December 2021

  • Yuriko Takahashi

    Yuriko Takahashi

    Professor of Political Science, Waseda University

    Research Project: Political Attitudes and Participation of Mexican Immigrants in the U.S.: A Study Using a Mixed-Method Approach

    Residency: September 2021 – July 2022

  • Javier Tello Díaz

    Javier Tello Díaz

    Journalist and Political Analyst, Televisa

    Research Project: Fuera mascaras: An Ideological Portrait of Lopezobradorismo

    Residency: July 2021 – December 2021

  • Fatima del Rocio Valdivia

    Fatima del Rocio Valdivia

    Ph.D. Candidate in Latin American Studies, University of Texas at Austin

    Residency: September 2021 – May 2022

    Research Project: Disputed Sovereignties: Rarámuri Self-Determination, State Sovereignty, and Drug Trafficking in the Tarahumara Region, Northern Mexico

  • Rafael Velazquez Flores

    Rafael Velazquez Flores

    Professor of International Relations, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

    Residency: January 2022 – May 2022

    Research Project: Transborder Diplomacy and Binational Governance: Cross-Border Cooperation between California and Baja California

     

  • Annie Wilkinson

    Annie Wilkinson

    Ph.D. Candidate in Anthropology, UC Irvine

    Non-Resident Fellow: September 2021 – December 2021

    Research Project: Illiberal Insecurities: Truth, Democracy, and Anti-Gender Activism in Mexico