Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Presentation by Roderic Ai Camp

March 25th, 2010
5:00 PM

Location
Greenleaf Conference Room
100A Jones Hall
Tulane University

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies and The Center for Inter-American Policy and Research is pleased to announce a presentation by Roderic Ai Camp entitled, “Political Elites: Violent Versus Peaceful Change in Mexico”.

Professor Camp is the Philip M. McKenna Professor of the Pacific Rim at Claremont McKenna College. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Mexico Program, Woodrow Wilson Center for International; and he has served as a visiting professor at the Colegio de Mexico and the Foreign Service Institute, and carried out research as a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, Smithsonian Institution. He has received a Fulbright Fellowship on three occasions, as well as two Hewlett Foundation fellowship for research on Mexico. Camp is a contributing editor to the Handbook of Latin American Studies and serves on the Editorial Board of Mexican Studies. He is a frequent consultant to national and international media, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, and BBC. His special interests include Mexican politics, comparative elites, political recruitment, church-state relations, and civil-military affairs. The author of numerous articles and twenty books on Mexico, his most recent publications include: Politics in Mexico, the Democratic Consolidation (Oxford, 2007), Mexico’s Military on the Democratic Stage (Praeger, 2005), Mexico’s Mandarins, Crafting a Power Elite for the 21st Century (University of California Press, 2002), Crossing Swords: Politics and Religion in Mexico (Oxford University Press, 1997), Political Recruitment Across Two Centuries: Mexico (University of Texas Press, 1995), The Successor [a political thriller] (University of New Mexico Press, 1993), Generals in the Palacio: the Military in Modern Mexico (Oxford University Press, 1992), and Entrepreneurs and Politics in Twentieth Century Mexico (Oxford University Press, 1989). Before joining the faculty of Claremont McKenna College, Professor Camp was a member of the Tulane University faculty from 1991-1997 in the Political Science Department.

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