Jorge Chabat is a professor of International Studies at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE) in Mexico City, a position he has held since 1983. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree at El Colegio de Mexico, and his Master’s and Ph.D. in International Studies at the University of Miami, Florida.
He has published extensively about Mexican foreign policy and drug trafficking 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. With John Baily, he co-edited Transnational Crime and Public Security: Challenges to Mexico and the United States.
He has published: “Drug Trafficking and United States-Mexico Relations: Causes of Conflict” in Mexico’s Security Failure: Collapse into Criminal Violence and “Violence in Mexico: In Search of an Explanation” in Reconceptualizing Security in the Americas in the Twenty-First Century.
He is also a political commentator for Imagen Radio and the Mexican television network Televisa.