Speakers on Immigration

Alexander Aviña, alexander.avina@asu.edu, is available to speak on immigration, US–Latin America relations.

He is an associate professor of history at Arizona State University. He researches social movements and state violence in 20th century Mexico, and his current research project explores the links between the political economy of narcotics, drug wars, and state violence in 1960s and 70s Mexico. He is the author of Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside (Oxford U. Press). (See: https://newsroom.asu.edu/expert/alexander-aviñahttps://alexanderavina.com)

Aviva Chomsky, avi.chomsky@salemstate.edu, is available to speak on social and economic issues in Latin America and the Caribbean and on immigration in the U.S.

She is a Professor of History at Salem State University. “My recent work has been in three main areas: the Cuban revolution, northern Colombia’s coal industry, and immigration and undocumentedness in the United States. Thematically, I incorporate the issues of colonialism, economic development, migration, race, labor, environment, and global inequality.” (See https://directory.salemstate.edu/profile/avi.chomsky)

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