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USD to Host Forum on Mexico's next President, Attending are International Experts Including the MORENA Delegate to Baja California

The Department of Political Science and International Relations in collaboration the Justice in Mexico program at the University of San Diego (USD), will host an international conference to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the incoming administration of Andres Manuel López Obrador, who takes office on December 1, 2018.

Who:               USD’s Department of Political Science and the Justice in Mexico program

What:               Public Policy Forum on Mexico’s Transition

When:              Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 9:00am - 3:30pm

Where:             USD – Mother Rosalie Hill Hall – Warren Auditorium - 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego

MEDIA:         ****10:00-11:00 am**** – Interview opportunity in Spanish with the former governor of Michoacán, Leonel Godoy Rangel

Other participants include:

Amb. Jeffrey Davidow, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico

Amb. Tony Wayne, head of the U.S. diplomatic mission to Mexico from 2005-2012

Dr. Emily Edmonds-Poli, Dept. of Political Science and International Relations at USD

Dr. Cecilia Farfán, research fellow at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at UCSD

Dr. Melissa Rogers, research fellow at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at UCSD

Ms. Karla Patricia Ruiz, member of the campaign staff for MORENA in Baja California.

Dr. Melissa Rogers, research fellow at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at UCSD

Dr. Duncan Wood, Director of the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute;

Dr. David A. Shirk, Director of Justice in Mexico and the M.A. in International Relations program.

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The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. USD recently concluded our successful $317M Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represented the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.

Contact:

Lissette Martinez
lissettemartinez@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4659