What is the future for the US and Mexico? Latin America? Will tensions increase or subside with our neighbors south of the border?

Join Professor Ralph Buultjens as he moderates a special discussion with Latin American expert Shannon O’Neil.

Brief Bio

For more than 15 years, 92Y audiences have relished the clarity and thoughtfulness Ralph Buultjens brings to discussions of foreign affairs. Professor Buultjens has served on the New York University faculty for more than 20 years. He was Nehru Professor and Professorial Fellow at Cambridge University (UK); Senior Fellow at The Carnegie Council and ISRI-IFS (India-Sri Lanka); Director of the International Development Forum; and adviser/consultant to such international organizations and agencies as the UN University, UNDP-UNCTAD and the World Bank. He has written books on global politics and history, notably Rebuilding the Temple: Tradition and Change in Modern Asia; China After Mao: Death of Revolution and The Decline of Democracy. His awards include the Toynbee Prize for Social Sciences, the Colombo Plan Award and teaching awards from NYU and the New School University. He is a frequent commentator on international media.

 

Shannon K. O'Neil is the Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). An expert on Latin America, U.S.-Mexico relations, global trade, corruption, democracy and immigration, O’Neil directed CFR's Independent Task Force on North America: Time for a New Focus, as well as the Independent Task Force on U.S.-Latin America Relations: A New Direction for a New Reality.

O’Neil is the author of Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead (Oxford University Press, 2013), which analyzes the political, economic and social transformations Mexico has undergone over the last three decades and why these changes matter for the United States. She is a frequent guest on national broadcast news and radio programs and her written commentary has appeared in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs Latinoamerica, Americas Quarterly, Foreign Policy, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times and USA Today, among others. O’Neil has testified before Congress on both Mexico and Latin America, and regularly speaks at global academic, business and policy conferences. She also blogs on Latin America’s Moment, where she analyzes regional policy, and on the Development Channel, where she highlights debates and new approaches to addressing opportunity and exclusion in the global economy.

O’Neil is a member of the board of directors of Rassini Sab de CV (RASSINICPO:Mexico) and serves on the advisory committee for the Inter-American Foundation. She has lived and worked in Mexico and Argentina, and travels extensively in Latin America. She was a Fulbright scholar; a Justice, Welfare and Economics fellow at Harvard University; and has taught Latin American politics at Columbia University. Before turning to policy, O'Neil worked in the private sector as an equity analyst at Indosuez Capital and Credit Lyonnais Securities. She holds a BA from Yale University, an MA in international relations from Yale University and a PhD in government from Harvard University.

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  • South of the Border: Latin America Challenges with Raph Buultjens and Shannon O’Neil

    Date: Sun, Jun 11, 2017, 7:30 pm

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Venue: Kaufmann Concert Hall

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