Welcome Ev Meade
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies is pleased to announce Dr. Everard Meade is the new Director of the Trans-Border Institute. Dr. Meade received a PhD in History from the University of Chicago and is a published scholar with extensive experience teaching courses on the history of Mexico, U.S. relations with Latin America and human rights. He was co-founder of the Eleanor Roosevelt College Human Rights Minor Program at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Meade’s most recent research focuses on individuals and families who have fled violence in Mexico and Central America. For the past fifteen years, Dr. Meade has also served as advisor, activist, expert witness and grant writer raising funds for the Chicago-based National Immigrant Justice Center. He is connected with scholarly, diplomatic, and peace and justice networks in the U.S., Mexico, and Central America.