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Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

Associate Professor
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

Contact

gcorreac@gmu.edu

703-993-6273

Van Metre Hall, Room 676
3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA, 22201

Twitter: @GCorreaCabrera

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Bio

Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera (Ph.D. in Political Science, The New School for Social Research) is Associate Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University. Her areas of expertise are Mexico-U.S. relations, organized crime, immigration, border security, social movements and human trafficking. Her newest book is titled Los Zetas Inc.: Criminal Corporations, Energy, and Civil War in Mexico (University of Texas Press, 2017; Spanish version: Planeta, 2018). She is co-editor (with Victor Konrad) of the volume titled North American Borders in Comparative Perspective: Re-Bordering Canada, The United States of America and Mexico in the 21st Century (University of Arizona Press, 2020).

Professor Correa-Cabrera was recently the Principal Investigator of a research grant to study organized crime and trafficking in persons in Central America and along Mexico’s eastern migration routes, supported by the Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. She is now working on a new book project that analyzes new social movements, counterinsurgency tactics and migrant caravans, tentatively titled: The Networks of Mass Migrations, Social Protest and Counterinsurgency: Revising New Social Movement Theories. Her two forthcoming books are entitled Las Cinco Vidas de Genaro García Luna (The Five Lives of Genaro García Luna) and La Guerra Improvisada: Los Años de Calderón y sus Consecuencias (The Improvised War: Calderón’s Years and Consequences), which are co-authored with Dr. Tony Payan (El Colegio de México and Editorial Océano; 2020 and 2021).

Guadalupe is Past President of the Association for Borderlands Studies (ABS). She is Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Non-resident Scholar at the Baker Institute’s Center for the United States and Mexico (Rice University). She is also co-editor of the International Studies Perspectives journal (ISP, Oxford University Press).

 

Areas of Research

  • Mexico-U.S. Relations
  • Latin American Politics
  • Organized Crime
  • Immigration
  • Border Security
  • Human Trafficking
  • Latin America
  • Comparative Politics
  • Gender
  • International Migration
  • International Security
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Social Movements
  • Energy Policy
  • Security Policy