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Beatriz Magaloni, MA, PhD

Associate Professor of Political Science; FSI Senior Fellow; CDDRL and CISAC Affiliated Faculty

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April 21st, 2014

Stanford conference to examine violence and policing

CDDRL, FSI Stanford, Program on Poverty and Governance News

Scholars, law enforcement officials, business leaders and community activists will meet next week at Stanford to examine violence and policing in Latin American and the United States. A two-day conference hosted by the Program on Poverty and Governance will begin on April 28 and will highlight the work of entrepreneurs and grassroots organizations trying to reduce violence and rebuild civil society. Read more »



October 8th, 2013

In Rio's slums, Stanford students examine social policy up close

CDDRL, Program on Poverty and Governance News

In June 2013, Beatriz Magaloni, director of PovGov, led the Stanford Bing Overseas Studies Program to Brazil. The three-week seminar entitled, “Rio de Janeiro: A Cultural and Political Social History,” drew 15 outstanding and diverse Stanford undergraduate students eager to experience life in Latin America’s largest country. Read more »



February 19th, 2013

Latest research examines link between violence and economic growth

CDDRL, Program on Poverty and Governance News

In a report for the Inter-American Development Bank, CDDRL's Program on Poverty and Governance research team explores the relationships between economic outputs and drug trafficking violence in Mexico. Read more »



July 1st, 2012

With a new president and an old party, Mexico faces uncertain future

FSI Stanford, CDDRL, CISAC, Program on Poverty and Governance, CrimeLab News

Enrique Peña Nieto was elected Mexico's president promising to curb the country's drug-related violence. Political scientist Beatriz Magaloni talks about what to expect from the largely unknown politician, what his policies may mean for Mexican-U.S. relations, and how his government would likely allow cartels some freedom to operate in exchange for the promise of peace. Read more »



May 15th, 2012

Stanford conference to explore governance and the provision of public goods

CDDRL, Program on Poverty and Governance Announcement

The CDDRL Program on Poverty and Governance together with the Center for Latin American Studies will host a conference on May 18-19 to explore how governance impacts the provision of public goods and services throughout the world. Read more »




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Q&A: Stanford expert on Mexico's presidential election
Stanford political scientist Beatriz Magaloni talks about what to expect from Peña Nieto, what his policies may mean for Mexican-U.S. relations.
July 2, 2012 in Stanford University News