UC Center Speaker Series: The Relationship of U.S. and Mexico

Professor Peter H. Smith  specializes in comparative politics, Latin American politics, and U.S.-Latin American relations. Smith has served as president of the Latin American Studies Association and has been a consultant to the Ford Foundation, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and other institutions. At UCSD, Smith served as director of the Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies (1989-2001) and director of Latin American Studies (1994-2001).  He is also the moderator of "HemiScope," a UCSD-TV news program about current events in Latin America that is broadcast via cable and satellite throughout the United  States.