García presents papers on gender, politics, and Mexico

Yazmín García Trejo, a POLS graduate student, presented the paper, “Gaps or Contexts? Gender Differences in Political knowledge among adolescents in Mexico” at the 2012 International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (San Francisco, CA) on May 26, 2012.

Yazmín was also the session organizer for her panel “The Social Development of Mexican Adolescents: Understanding the Influence of Inequalities in Education, Information, Opportunities, and Socioeconomic Resources.” Yazmín would like to thank Erika Atienzo de la Cruz, (Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Mexico), Maricela Cortés Carrera (Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Mexico) Ivania de la Cruz Orozco (Columbia University) and Leticia Suárez López (Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Mexico) for their great team work and collaboration to put together this interdisciplinary panel where we shared a productive discussion while studying adolescents in Mexico and Latin America.

Finally, as part of her activities, Yazmín also presented “The Roots of Gender Differences in Political Knowledge in Mexico” at the 2012 annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (Chicago, IL) in April 2012.

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