Research and Projects

Projects

Attacks on Freedom of Expression in Veracruz (Interactive Report)

Corruption in Mexico Symposium (U.C. San Diego, May 16-17, 2013)

Libertad Bajo Palabra: Censorship, Satire, and the Press in Mexico (U.C. San Diego, May 1-2, 2014)

Publications

“Los tentáculos del pulpo: La Alianza de Camioneros y la cultura política del sistema priísta en la formación de la política de transporte, 1934-1958.” In México a la luz de sus revoluciones, Vol. 2, Eds. Susan Deeds and Laura Rojas, Mexico: El Colegio de México, 2014.

“A Model Dinosaur: Power, Personal Networks, and the Career of Rubén Figueroa,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 31:2 (Fall, 2015)

Journalism and Censorship in Mexico, 1910-2014. Eds. Paul Gillingham, Michael Lettieri, and Benjamin Smith (Under contract with University of New Mexico Press)

“In the Service of the Gremio: Bus Industry Magazines, PRI Corporatism, and the Politics of Trade Publications.” In Journalism and Censorship in Mexico, 1910-2014, Eds. Paul Gillingham, Michael Lettieri, and Benjamin Smith (Under contract with University of New Mexico Press)

Dissertation

“Wheels of Government: The Alianza de Camioneros and the Political Culture of P.R.I. Rule, 1929-1981”

Conference Papers

2012 American Historical Association
Cooption versus Cooperatives: The Alianza de Camioneros, the PRI, and the Consolidation of Power in Mexico City, 1937–48.

2011 Coloquio Actrices y actores sociales: Estereotipos y representaciones en México contemporáneo (Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, UNAM)
El motor del PRI: los dirigentes de la Alianza de Camioneros y el desarrollo de una clase de intermediarios políticos, 1945-1958.

2010 XIII Reunion of Mexican Historians
Los Tentáculos del Pulpo: La Alianza de Camioneros, Burócratas, y la Formación de la Política de Transporte, 1934-1958.

2008 Southwest Social Science Association
The Wheels of Government: Conflict and Cooperation in Mexico‘s Bus Industry 1934-1952. 

2005 New England Council of Latin American Studies
Mexico‘s Long Road to Democracy:  How Middle Class Politicization and Political Reforms Transformed Mexico‘s One Party State.

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