New Scenarios of Mexican and Central American Migration

12-1 pm

Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer Street

Jorge G. Durand, Professor, University of Guadalajara and Center for Economic Research and Training

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Jorge G. Durand is Professor at the Center for Economic Research and Training (CIDE), Mexico City and at the University of Guadalajara. He is co-founder of the Mexican Migration Project and the Latin American Migration Project, two highly influential projects that have had a lasting impact on migration studies. Durand is member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, and was recently awarded the Bronislaw Malinowski Award by the Society for Applied Anthropology.

Over the past thirty years, Durand has studied the migration phenomenon between Mexico and the United States and has published extensively on the subject. 

The Mexico-U.S. Migration: The Mexican Perspective Lecture Series is sponsored by the Herbert H. Goldberger Lectureship, and co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the Population Studies and Training Center, and the Department of Sociology. It is being organized by PSTC Faculty Associate David Lindstrom, professor of sociology.