Jorge Castañeda Gutman

Mexico |  Former Foreign Minister, Mexico


Jorge Castañeda Gutman was foreign minister of Mexico from 2000 to 2003. He is a renowned public intellectual, political scientist, and prolific writer, with an interest in Mexican and Latin American politics, comparative politics and US-Mexican and US-Latin American relations.  

Castañeda received a BA from Princeton University and a BA from Université de Paris-I (Panthéon-Sorbonne), an MA from the École Pratique des Hautes Études, and his PhD in economic history from the Université de Paris-I. He taught at Mexico’s National Autonomous University (UNAM), Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley, and New York University. Castañeda has more than 15 books published in the United States and elsewhere. He is a regular columnist for Revista Nexos and El País. He was appointed global distinguished professor of political science and Latin American studies at New York University and was elected foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and International Member of the American Philosophical Society.

Castañeda was an event speaker at the Dialogue.



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