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Consolidation in Mexico
Peschards talk, which is part of the Center for U.S.Mexico Studies Lecture Series, is being co-sponsored by the center and UTDs School of Social Sciences.
Peschard was a council member for Mexicos Federal Electoral Institute, where she oversaw electoral reforms in Mexico for more than seven years. During her tenure, she promoted important reforms that helped ensure the transparency of the Mexican electoral system. She is the author of several books, including The Democratic Political Culture, The Voice of the Votes: A Critical Analysis of the 1994 Elections and Democracy and Political Representation.
The lecture, which is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. in Room 2.902 of the School of Management, is free and open to the public and will conclude with a question-and-answer session. For more information, please contact Yecenia Camarillo at ( 972) 883-6401
for U.S.Mexico Studies was created in 1995 to foster greater understanding
between the United States and Mexico about issues of interest to both
countries. The center strives to enhance the academic relationship between
UTD and Mexico via international education, research and public service
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