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Explaining Latin America's Contradictory Reactions to the War in Ukraine

April 2022

Nearly every Latin American country opposed the U.S. war in Afghanistan in 2001. Most also opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. Why is the region more divided on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine...

Master's Program Alumni Continue to Shape Energy Policy in the Yucatan Peninsula

April 2022

As alumni of the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Angela Ortega Pastor and Hallie Lucas continue their efforts to bring...

Contemporary humanitarians: Latin America and the ordering of responses to humanitarian crises

March 2022

The paper looks at how Brazil, Chile, and Mexico approached debates on humanitarian intervention norms in the early 2000s. These countries attempted to simultaneously address humanitarian crises...

Old Events

SPICE Webinar: “Visualizing the Essential: Mexicans in the U.S. Agricultural Workforce”

May 16, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/FLKbADCk1o8 During multiple periods of economic crises, the U.S. economy has depended on Mexican labor.

Global Governance: What to Expect from the G20

October 5, 2015

Montek Singh Ahluwalia is an economist who trained at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.

The Beheading of Criminal Organizations and the Dynamics of Violence in Mexico

May 14, 2015

Abstract:In 2006 the Mexican government launched an aggressive campaign to weaken drug-trafficking organizations (DTOs).

Projects

Youth with Hope Program

BACKGROUND Youth with Hope is the first large-scale vocational training program implemented in Mexico.
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The Mexico Initiative

OVERVIEW ŸŸŸ• PARTNERSHIPS • EVENTS • STUDENT ENGAGEMENT • BOOKS Staff Contact:Aberto Díaz-CayerosFreeman Spogli Institute for International StudiesEncina HallStanford UniversityStanford, CA 94305...
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Empirical Studies of Conflict

The Empirical Studies of Conflict Project (ESOC) addresses critical challenges to international security through methodologically rigorous, evidence-based analyses of insurgency, civil war and...
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Multimedia

Visualizing the Essential: Mexicans in the U.S. Agricultural Workforce

January 2021

In this webinar, Dr. Ignacio Ornelas Rodriguez spoke about the history of the Bracero Program (1942–1964) and also shared reflections on the current status of agricultural workers.

Building a Nation

October 2017

Érika Pani is a research professor at the Center for Historical Studies at El Colegio de México, where she works on the political history of Mexico and the United States during the nineteenth century.

Legacies of the Mexican Revolution

October 2017

Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato, Professor at Centro de Estudios Históricos (CEH), Colegio de México, discusses the legacies of the Mexican Revolution. A free classroom-friendly discussion guide for this video is available for download below.

People

Alberto Diaz-Cayeros Headshot Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Roz low res 9 11 cropped Rosamond L. Naylor Senior Fellow William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Senior Fellow and Founding Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment
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edgar franco Edgar Franco Vivanco Doctoral Candidate, Political Science
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