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Doctor Mitxy Mabel Meneses Gutierrez

Lecturer in Postcolonial International Relations


My research interests include transborderism, contemporary border studies, international migration, diaspora politics and international cooperation, with a geopolitical focus on the Americas.

I currently teach Introduction to International Relations and supervise MA students on International Relations and Global Crises



I conducted my PhD at the Department of Politics and International Relations at Goldsmiths, University of London (UK) funded by the Mexican Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT). My doctoral research focuses on Transborderism and its policy implications at the US-Mexico border, specifically transborder students living in the Cali-Baja region.

I have a Bachelor´s Degree in International Relations from ITESO, Mexico, and a MA in International Politics from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.

My teaching experience is in World Politics, Postcolonial International Relations, and International Migration and Cooperation.

Before moving to the United Kingdom, I was Chief of International Affairs and Cooperation for the Mexican Secretariat of Education and the Secretariat of Tourism. I also worked with the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) stationed at the Mexicali-Calexico border.




Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics

College of Social Sciences and Arts

Subject Area



Modules Taught 

Introduction to International Relations


Current Research Projects 

Transborderism, Postcolonialism, Critical Contemporary Border Studies, International Migration, Diaspora Politics, Public Policy.


Other activities

Assistant Editor of the blog


Postgraduate supervision

International Relations and Global Crises


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