The Impact of the Mexican Presidential Election in United States, Canada, and Mexico Relations

This lecture will analyze the presidential election of 2018 in Mexico and its impact on the country’s relations with the United States and Canada. It will provide a perspective of scenarios once the election’s results become public, in relation to relevant items of North America’s tri-national agenda, such as the renegotiation of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), security cooperation, and migration, among others, which have been changing under Trump administration.

Dr. Roberto Zepeda Martínez is a researcher at the Centro de Investigaciones sobre América del Norte (CISAN) at the University Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). Dr. Zepeda Martínez holds a Ph. D. in politics from the University of Sheffield as well as a doctorate in international studies at UNAM. He also has a master's degree from the University of Sinaloa (UAS) focusing on North America.

Contact Info: Luis Coronado Guel,

Event Location: 

Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building, Room S-223


Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 12:00pm

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