MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s general elections are taking place today, July 1, 2018. Experts from the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute will be on-the-ground in Mexico City before, during, and after the elections.
Following is the list of experts who will be watching July 1st Mexico’s largest election:
Duncan Wood (@AztecDuncan; c: 202-733-7460) is the Director of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute. A widely-quoted authority on Mexican politics, energy policy, US-Mexico relations, and corruption, he has lectured and been published widely in the United States, Mexico and Canada on North American affairs, with a primary focus on U.S.-Mexican ties.
Christopher Wilson (@Chris_E_Wilson; c: 202-359-5863), the Deputy Director of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, leads the Institute’s research and programming on regional economic integration and U.S.-Mexico border affairs. He is regularly featured in top-tier media outlets on issues concerning the U.S.-Mexico border, NAFTA, and related issues.
Earl Anthony Wayne (@EAnthonyWayne; c: 240-400-0225) is Co-Chair of the Mexico Institute Advisory Board and former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. He is as a Public Policy Fellow at the Wilson Center working on North America. He writes and speaks frequently on such topics as Mexico, NAFTA, Afghanistan, Argentina, Trans-Atlantic relations, trade and workforce development.
Eric L. Olson (@Eric_Latam; c: 202-359-5777), the Deputy Director of the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program and Senior Advisor to the Mexico Institute, is an expert on security, migration, and organized crime in Mexico. Based on extensive fieldwork, he has published widely and testified before Congress on topics ranging from Central American migration to U.S. security cooperation with Mexico.
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