Dr. Pamela K. Starr was a professor of political economy at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), a private university in Mexico City, for eight years where she specialized in contemporary Latin America. She is an active speaker, commentator and author on Mexican politics and political economy, and on the making of economic policy. Dr. Starr has also worked as a consultant to investment banks and securities firms, an advisor on Latin American issues for a Mexican senator, and as a lecturer on the staff of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Mexican Senate.
Dr. Starr serves on the editorial board of Foreign Affairs en Español, the advisory board of the State Legislative Leaders Foundation/Latin America, and is an active member of the Inter-American Dialogue, the Latin American Studies Association and the American Political Science Association.
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