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USMEX Fellow – Teresita Rocha

Teresita Rocha discusses homelessness and HIV/STI risk among women sex workers in Tijuana in her talk titled Homelessness and HIV/STI risk among a cohort of women sex workers on the border city of Tijuana, Mexico.

USMEX Fellow – Jose Bucheli

Jose Bucheli discusses the relationship between return migration and economic development in his talk titled Return Migration and Economic Development: Evidence from Mexico.

USMEX Fellow – Lynn Stephen

Lynn Stephen discusses how culture influences politics in her talk titled From Tlatelolco to Ayotzinapa: The Crónicas of Elena Poniatowska in Mexican Social Memory.

USMEX Fellow – Daniel Millan

Daniel Millan discusses immigration in his talk titled Household Instability and the Academic Performance of Latino Children of Immigrants.

USMEX Fellow – Albert Lopez

Albert Lopez discusses how architecture influences urban planning policies in his talk titled “Technical Architecture, Integral Planning, and Integration: an Architectural Foray into Politics and Policy-making in Mexico 1925-1955.

USMEX Fellow – Charlotte Gonzalez

Charlotte Gonzalez discusses the impacts of climate change on farming in Mexico in her talk titled Evaluating the Resilience of Mexican Farming to Climate Change.

USMEX Fellow – Abigail Thornton

Abigail Thornton discusses deportation from the United States to Mexico in her talk titled Constructing New Lives in Mexico Post-Deportation: What Reintegration Means for Former Residents of the Casa del Migrante en Tijuana.

USMEX Fellow – Kevin Middlebrook

Kevin Middlebrook discusses the effect that trade among the United States and Mexico has on labor rights in his talk titled Political Change from the Outside in: U.S. Trade Leverage and Labor-Rights Reform in Mexico.

USMEX Fellow – Helga Baitenmann

Helga Baitenmann discusses Emiliano Zapata’s historical legacy in her talk titled Zapata’s Justice: Land and Water Conflict Resolution in Revolutionary Mexico (1914–1916).