GIS GUEST EXPERT Andrew Selee was named Executive Vice President of the Wilson Center in January 2014. Prior to holding this position, Mr. Selee was the Wilson Center’s Vice President for Programs. He was the founding Director of the organization’s Mexico Institute from 2003-2012. He is an adjunct professor of Government at Johns Hopkins University and of International Affairs at George Washington University, and has been a visiting professor at El Colegio de Mexico.
His op-ed pieces have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Dallas Morning News, the Houston Chronicle, Americas Quarterly, and other media. He also writes a biweekly column in the Mexican newspaper El Universal. He is interviewed frequently in the press, including PBS, NBC, CBS, Fox News, NPR, BBC, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and The Economist.
Mr. Selee is co-director of the Regional Migration Study Group, convened by the Migration Policy Institute and the Wilson Center, and was a member of the Council on Foreign Relations' Task Force on Immigration.
Prior to joining the Wilson Center as a program associate in the Latin American Program in 2000, he was a professional staffer in the U.S. House of Representatives and worked for five years with the YMCA of Baja California in Tijuana, Mexico, helping to start a community center and a home for migrant youth.