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    Tony Payan
    Françoise and Edward Djerejian Fellow for Mexico Studies | Director, Center for the United States and Mexico
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    Research Projects

    Center research primarily focuses on six areas of interest to Mexico and the U.S.

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    Visiting Scholars

    Two programs offer scholars the opportunity to conduct research in Houston.

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    Interns

    Rice students can gain public policy experience by interning in a nonprofit think tank environment.

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    Wordmark for the Judy Ley Allen "Mexico Centered" Podcast

    The “Judy Ley Allen Mexico Centered” podcast features interviews with academics, former government officials and other experts on issues central to U.S.-Mexico relations.

    Check back regularly for new episodes. The podcast is also available for streaming on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon Music and Radio Public.

    Please send questions or comments to usmexicocenter@rice.edu.

    Music for the podcast is provided courtesy of www.bensound.com.
     

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    Migration Initiative 

    With an interdisciplinary and interrelated approach, the Baker Institute Migration Initiative — a collaboration between the Center for Health and BiosciencesCenter for the U.S. and Mexico and Edward P. Djerejian Center for the Middle East — focuses on the economic, legal, health and social and environmental aspects of migration.
     

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    Fellows and Scholars

    Tony Payan
    Françoise and Edward Djerejian Fellow for Mexico Studies | Director, Center for the United States and Mexico
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    About the Center

    The Center for the United States and Mexico seeks to have a meaningful impact on the U.S.-Mexico relationship through original research, relevant solutions to binational policy issues, and the advancement of mutual understanding by convening leaders who can bridge the world of ideas and the world of action.

      The center’s research agenda focuses primarily on the following issues of concern to the United States and Mexico:

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      For more information:
      Lisa Guáqueta
      Program Manager
      Center for the U.S. and Mexico

      Email: usmexicocenter@rice.edu
      Office Phone: (713) 348-2649