Immigration & Border Politics
James Gerber: the border economy, California integration with Mexico, economic reform in Latin America, financial crisis in Latin America, Regional trade agreements (NAFTA, FTAA, CAFTA, EU)
Paul Ganster: California-Baja border region, border politics, quality of life indicators for the San Diego-Tijuana region, U.S.-Mexican border environmental indicators.
Roberto Hernandez: violence on the U.S-Mexico border, anti-immigrant vigilante efforts, border politics, comparative social movements, black-Latina/o relations.
Kristen Maher: international labor migrants and state policies, economic forces, and social attitudes, labor market for foreign domestic workers, border politics.
Isidro Ortiz: contemporary political activism among Latinos in San Diego, border politics.
Juan Carlos Ramirez-Pimienta: drug trafficking culture, Mexico pop culture, Corrido, narcocorrido (drug trafficking ballads.