Life Along the U.S.-Mexico Border in 2019 (VA)

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 16:00 to 17:30

In today's political climate, what is life like along the southern border? One expert made her way to the border to find out. 

Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, PhD, is an associate professor at George Mason's Schar School of Policy and Government. She is an expert on border security, U.S.-Mexico relations, immigration, human trafficking, organized crime, and international politics.

This summer, she traveled along the entirety of the U.S.-Mexico border and spoke with locals to learn about their experiences. On December 3rd, Professor Correa-Cabrera will discuss what life is like on the southern border in today's political climate. She will share images and stories of the people she met along the way.

Professor Correa-Cabrera and journalist Sergio Chapa will have an exhibit of their photos from their recent trip displayed at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C.  

Professor Correa-Cabrera was born and raised in Mexico and worked as an economist there. She earned her Master's degree in Politics at the New School for Social Research, and later stayed to complete her PhD in Political Science. Her most recent book is titled, Los Zetas, Inc.: Criminal Corporations, Energy, and Civil War in Mexico.

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What: Life Along the U.S.-Mexico Border in 2019

When: Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 4:00-5:30 PM

Where: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA