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Thursday, March 20 • 1:30pm - 2:50pm
TH3.01 ‘Informal Networks at the Border: the Mexico/US Case’

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Moderator: Jose Carlos G. Aguiar, Leiden University

  • Informality as a Resource: Cross-Border Trade and Non-Hegemonic Globalization'
    José Carlos G. Aguiar, Leiden University

  • Conceptualizing Human Trafficking Along the US/Mexico Border
    Jenny Clark, South Texas College

  • Inequalities and Global Flows in Mexico’s Northeastern Border: The Effects of Migration, Commerce, Hydrocarbons, and Transnational Organized Crime'
    Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, The University of Texas at Brownsville

  • Changes and Continuities in the Use of Networks for Undocumented Border Crossing in Northern Mexico
    Juan Carlos Narváez Gutiérrez, Centro de Estudios Migratorios; Salvador Cobo, Instituto Politécnico Nacional

  • US-Mexican Border Enforcement and Drug Trafficking Networks'
    Michelle Keck, University of Texas at Brownsville

  • Understanding Learning in Participatory Budgeting: Identifying Dialectic Tensions + Resolutions using a Discourse Analysis Approach
    Presenter: José W. Melendez, University of Illinois at Chicago


José Carlos G. Aguiar

Leiden University

Jenny Bryson Clark

South Texas College
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Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

Associate Professor and Chair, The University of Texas at Brownsville
Dr. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera is Associate Professor and Chair of the Government Department of the University of Texas at Brownsville. Her areas of expertise are Mexico-U.S. relations, border security, immigration, and organized crime. Her teaching fields include comparative politics... Read More →

Juan Carlos Narváez Gutiérrez

Centro de Estudios Migratorios

Michelle Keck

University of Texas at Brownsville
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Jose W. Melendez

Postdoc in Teaching and Mentoring, University of Illinois, Chicago
José W. Meléndez received his doctorate from the Learning Sciences program at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), with a co-discipline in Urban Planning and Policy. His research focuses on the interrelation between the environment, participants, and language and how each... Read More →


Salvador Cobo

Instituto Politécnico Nacional


José Carlos G. Aguiar

Leiden University

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm CDT
Lantana Room (Westin Lobby Level)