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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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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 »



November 22nd, 2011

Researchers explore potential solutions to Mexican crime and violence

CISAC, FSI Stanford, CDDRL, Program on Poverty and Governance Announcement

Scholars and policymakers from around the world gathered at Stanford in October for a two-day conference that examined, from a comparative perspective, issues in violence, crime, and governance in Mexico. An executive summary of the program and a series of papers presented there highlight the causes of these challenges and explore some potential solutions. Read more »



October 13th, 2011

How Mexico's criminal networks affect regional security

CISAC in the news

As if the alleged Iranian plan to kill Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S. wasn’t strange and sinister enough, it offered an outlandish twist: American officials say the Iranian plotters wanted to hire a Mexican drug cartel to carry out the murder. As events unfold, Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar and Beatriz Magaloni discuss the nature of the cartel threat. Read more »



August 26th, 2011

Examining the violence in Mexico

CISAC, FSI Stanford News

More than 40,000 people have died in drug-related homicides in Mexico since 2006, and the violence is causing concern throughout the hemisphere. In an attempt to understand and develop potential solutions to these problems, a group of researchers, policy-makers, and military experts from around the world will visit Stanford this October for a private, two-day conference. Read more »



August 24th, 2011

Mexico conference to draw international experts

CDDRL, FSI Stanford, Program on Poverty and Governance News

On October 3 and 4, the Program on Poverty and Governance at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law will co-sponsor a conference examining the issues of violence, drugs, and governance in Mexico from a comparative perspective. 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