Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera




Professor Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera (Ph.D. in Political Science, The New School for Social Research) is Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University. Her areas of expertise include Mexico-U.S. relations, organized crime, immigration/migration, border security, social movements and human trafficking.

Professor Correa-Cabrera is author of Los Zetas Inc.: Criminal Corporations, Energy, and Civil War in Mexico (University of Texas Press, 2017; Spanish version: Planeta, 2018). She is co-editor (with Victor Konrad) of North American Borders in Comparative Perspective (University of Arizona Press, 2020). Her two most recent books (co-authored with Dr. Tony Payan) are entitled Las Cinco Vidas de Genaro García Luna (The Five Lives of Genaro García Luna; El Colegio de México, 2021) and La Guerra Improvisada: Los Años de Calderón y sus Consecuencias (The Improvised War: Calderón’s Years and Consequences; Océano, 2021). She is currently working on a new book project tentatively titled: Coyotes Inc.: The Industry of Human Smuggling and its Transnational Crime Networks. She is co-editor of the International Studies Perspectives journal (ISP, Oxford University Press) and past President of the Association for Borderlands Studies (ABS).


The Current State of U.S.-Mexico Relations: Partners or Distant Neighbors?

February 24, 2023 • 6:00 pm

Edwards Hall 112

A discussion of the current state of the relationship between the United States and Mexico focusing on five main policy areas: i) border security; ii) (im)migration; iii) anti-narcotics cooperation; iv) energy; and iv) trade.


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Is Mexican Democracy Dying in President Lopez Obrador's Era?

FGCU Student Lecture

February 23, 2023 • 12:00 pm

Reed Hall 146