College:College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise:North American Free Trade Agreement, Water Resources, Water Conservation, Mexican Economics, U.S.-Mexico Border Economics, U.S.-Mexico Trade, Border Air Pollution
Education:PhD, economics, Texas A&M University BBA, economics, St. Mary's University
Activities:Director of UNT's Center of Inter-American Studies and Research. Testified before U.S. Trade Representative Office and at Congressional briefings on impact of NAFTA. Also testified about NAFTA before Texas House of Representatives Subcommittee on Texas/Mexico Relations. Participated in numerous conferences on impact of NAFTA on Texas. Has published research in Journal of Consumer Research, Journals of Borderland Studies and Land Economics, among others. Co-author of The Linking or the Isolation of Two Economies: A Look at Trucking Along the Texas-Mexico Border.