Pamela Starr
US-Mexico at Loggerheads

Pamela Starr

Director, US-Mexico Network, USC

July 10, 2018 8:00 AM    Breakfast

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Pamela Starr, Director of the US-Mexico Network at USC, will analyze the landslide victory of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in last Sunday's Mexican presidential elections and give her insights into the president elect's policy positions. She will also discuss the deteriorating relationship between the US and Mexico - its third largest trading partner, the fragile state of NAFTA negotiations and the outlook for US-Mexican business. Starr will also address the immigration debate in the US, the efforts to solve the problem of the 'Dreamers' and the administration’s overall policy on policing illegal immigrants.

Pamela K. Starr is the Director of the U.S.-Mexico Network and an Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California. She is also a Senior Advisor at Manatt Jones Global Strategies, a consulting firm. She was previously a senior Latin America analyst at the Eurasia Group, a global political risk consulting firm where she led the Mexico practice. She was a professor of Latin American political economy at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City for eight years (1997-2005).

Starr has focused on Mexican politics, economics and foreign policy, US-Mexico relations and the politics of economic policy making for over 30 years. She has advised the US Secretary of State and the Mexican Foreign Minister, the US Ambassador to Mexico and the Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs and many other government officials from both countries, and has testified before the US Congress.

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