Jorge Chabat is a Professor of the Department of Pacific Studies at the University of Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico. From 1983 to 2018, he was a Professor of the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics in Mexico City. He obtained his Bachelor’s at El Colegio de Mexico and a Master’s and Ph.D. in International Affairs at the University of Miami, Florida.
Prof. Chabat has published extensively in books and journals such as current history, Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs, and Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science about Mexican foreign policy and US-Mexican relations and drug trafficking. He co-edited, with John Bailey, the book Transnational Crime and Public Security: Challenges to Mexico and the United States, University of California San Diego, 2002.
He has also published Mexico: The Security Challenge in Jordi Diez (ed), Canada, and Mexico’s Security in a Changing North America. Queen’s-McGill University Press, 2006, besides Mexico’s Raging Drug Wars: Year in Review 2009, Encyclopedia Britannica Book of the Year, 2010, and Drug trafficking and United States-Mexico relations.