Arts and Social Sciences Journal

ISSN: 2151-6200

Open Access

Jorge Durand

Jorge Durand

Jorge Durand
Professor and researcher
University of Guadalajara, Mexico


He is a professor and researcher at the University of Guadalajara and the Center for Economic Research and Teaching CIDE. It is co-director with Douglas S. Massey, the Mexican Migration Project (since 1987) and the Latin American Migration Project (since 1996) sponsored by the Universities of Princeton and Guadalajara. Member of the National System of Researchers (Level III) of the Mexican Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences of the United States. In the last thirty years has studied the phenomenon of migration between Mexico and the United States and has published extensively on the subject. He has taught at the Universities of Pennsylvania, Chicago, UCLA, Warsaw and the French CNRS. He is currently a columnist in the opinion section of the newspaper La Jornada, Mexico.

Research Interest

Sociology  and Anthropology

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