Drug Violence in Mexico

Bay Area Latin America Forum Fall 2013
Beatriz Magaloni

Title Conditional: Mexico's Drug War
Monday, September 30, 2013
Time: 12:00 – 1:15 pm | 202 Barrows Hall

Beatriz Magaloni speaks at Berkeley, September 2013.

- Read "Beheading the Hydra," Chris Carter's article for the Fall 2013 Berkeley Review

During the Felipe Calderón administration, Mexico launched an aggressive campaign to weaken drug trafficking organizations, and violence increased significantly, producing more than 55,000 deaths in six years. Prof. Magaloni presented her findings on the impacts of this campaign on the escalation and geographic dispersion of violence.

Beatriz Magaloni is an associate professor of Political Science and a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University.

Beatriz Magaloni presents data on violence in Mexico.
Beatriz Magaloni presents data on violence in Mexico.

Beatriz Magaloni discusses her findings with the audience.
Beatriz Magaloni discusses her findings with the audience.

Interested audience members packed the room to hear Beatriz Magaloni.
Interested audience members packed the room to hear Beatriz Magaloni.

Beatriz Magaloni speaks with CLAS chair Harley Shaiken after her talk.
Beatriz Magaloni speaks with CLAS chair Harley Shaiken after her talk.

A young boy at a march against violence in Mexico.
A young boy at a march against violence in Mexico.