Bio & Research Interests
Reaganism and its repercussions for Mexicans in the USA; research being conducted at the Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, Calif. Initial research report presented at the conference of Latin American Studies, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 2009. Tourism as a means to examine changes in the national imaginary of Mexico and Cuba in the neoliberal era; research being conducted on tourist development on the Pacific region of Mexico and on Havana, Cuba. Essay on tourist development in Baja California to appear this fall in a collection titled Holiday Encounters (Duke University Press).