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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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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 »



August 23rd, 2011

Chiapas research examines women and governance

CDDRL, Program on Poverty and Governance News

We sat down with recipient of the FSI Global Underdevelopment Action Fund, Professor Beatriz Magaloni to learn more about her research plans and how her work will address the larger issues of poverty and governance in Latin America and beyond. Read more »



August 10th, 2011

The lives of women in rural Guatemala

Program on Poverty and Governance in the news

Amaya Cotton-Caballero, one of the seven FSI undergraduate interns who traveled to Guatemala in July 2011, details some of her experiences in health clinics and home visits with local women, along with Professors Paul Wise and Beatriz Magaloni and Dr. Kate Leonard. Her blog entry examines how daily life stresses manifest in women's lives.





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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