Projects

Authoritarian Strongholds After 2018

Political Change in Mexico, 2012-2018

Mapping and Understanding Femicide in Mexico

Attacks on Freedom of Expression in Veracruz (Interactive Report)

Corruption in Mexico Symposium (U.C. San Diego, May 16-17, 2013)

Libertad Bajo Palabra: Censorship, Satire, and the Press in Mexico (U.C. San Diego, May 1-2, 2014)

Writing

“Are Referendums a Good Way to Make Policy in Mexico?”, Latin America Advisor, Inter-American Dialogue (11/21/18)

"Mexico votes tomorrow. Here’s how the country will be radically transformed when the PRI loses," Washington Post (6/30/18)

“Why Are Mexico's Elections Likely to Generate Violence?” Council on Hemispheric Affairs (1/24/2018)

“Violence Against Women in Mexico: A report on recent trends in femicide in Baja California, Sinaloa and Veracruz,” Trans-Border Institute, 2017.

“2016 Mexican Election Preview,” Trans-Border Institute, (6/4/2016)

“Political Violence in Mexico: The Meanings of Murder,” Trans-Border Institute (9/9/2015)

Publications

Journalism, Satire, and Censorship in Mexico. Eds. Paul Gillingham, Michael Lettieri, and Benjamin Smith. University of  New Mexico Press, 2019.

 

“In the Service of the Gremio: Bus Industry Magazines, PRI Corporatism, and the Politics of Trade Publications," in Journalism, Satire, and Censorship in Mexico. Eds. Paul Gillingham, Michael Lettieri, and Benjamin Smith. University of  New Mexico Press, 2019.

“A Model Dinosaur: Power, Personal Networks, and the Career of Rubén Figueroa,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 31:2 (Fall, 2015)

“Los tentáculos del pulpo: La Alianza de Camioneros y la cultura política del sistema priísta en la formación de la política de transporte, 1934-1958.” In México a la luz de sus revoluciones, Vol. 2, Eds. Susan Deeds and Laura Rojas, Mexico: El Colegio de México, 2014.

Michael Lettieri