SAN DIEGO.– UCSD’s Political science department host speaker José Luis Méndez Martínez to discuss Presidential leadership and democracy in Mexico and Brazil.
José Luis Méndez Martínez holds a B.A. in International Relations from El Colegio de México as well as a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He was a Fulbright Scholar in 1987-1989. From 2004 to 2005 he was General Director for Research at the Presidential Office for Governmental Innovation. He was Executive Director of the Professional Electoral Service and member of the General Executive Board of the Federal Electoral Institute. He has served as an advisor to several Secretaries of the Mexican Federal Government and consultant to the World Bank, and the United Nations Development Program.
WHERE: Institute of the Americas Building, Deutz Conference Room
WHEN: Wednesday, May 25th from 3:30p.m.- 5:30p.m.