March - June 1995
Jorge Castañeda is a Professor of political science in the graduate school of the National Autonomous University of Mexico since 1982. Four years prior to that he was full professor in the department of economics. In 1980-82 he served as a political advisor to the Mexican government on Central American and Caribbean affairs. He is a regular columnist for Proceso (Mexico City), The Los Angeles Times, El País (Madrid) and Newsweek International. Dr. Castañeda received his Doctorat de Troisieme Cycle (Ph.D.) en Histoire Economique from the Université de Paris in 1978. He is a prolific writer. Two of his most recent books are Limits to Friendship: The United States and Mexico (with Robert Pastor) and Utopia Unarmed: the Latin American Left After the Cold War.
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