International Metropolis Conference Plenary speakers

June 24 to 28, 2019

The Promise of Migration

Inclusion, Economic Growth and Global Cooperation

Silvia Nùñez Garcìa




Former Director of the Center for Research on North America (CISAN), at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where she also holds the position of tenured researcher of USA-Mexico Relations since 1989. Her field of expertise is social inequality, migration and gender in North America. She was awarded a Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and has been a visiting scholar in prestigious institutions such as Georgetown University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. She is a Member of Metropolis ISC and acted as the Academic Chair of the Metropolis International Conference in Mexico City, 2015.