What López Obrador’s ‘Fourth Transformation’ Means for Mexico

Denise Dresser

Title Conditional: What López Obrador’s ‘Fourth Transformation’ Means for Mexico
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm | Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall

Denise Dresser speaks about the promise and perils of Andrés Manuel López Obrador's "Fourth Transformation" of Mexico. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Denise Dresser speaks about the promise and perils of Andrés Manuel López Obrador's "Fourth Transformation" of Mexico. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Denise Dresser is Professor of Political Science at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). A political analyst and columnist writing for Reforma and Proceso, she is also the author of numerous publications on Mexican politics and U.S.–Mexico relations. Dresser received France’s Legion of Honor medal for her work on democracy,  justice, gender equality, and human rights.

 

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Denise Dresser speaks with Berkeley Professor Emerita Beatriz Manz before her talk, September 2019. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Denise Dresser speaks with Berkeley Professor Emerita Beatriz Manz before her talk, September 2019. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Waiting to begin her talk, Professor Dresser smiles at her introduction. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Waiting to begin her talk, Professor Dresser smiles at her introduction. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Moderator Maria Echaveste, CLAS Senior Scholar. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Moderator Maria Echaveste, CLAS Senior Scholar. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Denise Dresser describes living under the AMLO administration as a "roller coaster" of hope and worry. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Denise Dresser describes living under the AMLO administration as a "roller coaster" of hope and worry. (Photo by Jim Block.)

A packed room listens to Dresser describe the ups and downs of recent Mexican politics. (Photo by Jim Block.)
A packed room listens to Dresser describe the ups and downs of recent Mexican politics. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Denise Dresser takes a photo with a young woman from the audience following her talk. (Photo by Jacqueline Vela.)
Denise Dresser takes a photo with a young woman from the audience following her talk. (Photo by Jacqueline Vela.)

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of Mexico, greets supporters in August 2019. (Photo courtesy of the Presidencia de la República Mexicana.)
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of Mexico, greets supporters in August 2019. 
(Photo courtesy of the Presidencia de la República Mexicana.)