Eugene Conley Professor of Sociology
Faculty Fellow
304 Hesburgh Center
574.631.3820
Current Research:

Founder of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, the prominent Mexican institute for the study of border issues.

Research Areas:
International migration; human rights worldwide; Central American Migrants’ human rights; border settlements; Mexico-US migration
Geographical Focus:
  • Founder and former president of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (Tijuana, Mexico), a prominent research and degree granting institute for the study of border issues (1982-98) 
  • Appointed advisor to the president of Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission (2011)