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Marshall history professor to present lecture on cartel

History professor Christopher White will present a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28 in Nucor Auditorium.

The lecture, titled “El Chapo in Context: A History of the Mexican Cartel Complex,” will discuss the complexity of multibillion dollar Mexican drug cartels, their increasing control and the devastating power they wield.

White is the associate professor of Latin American history at Marshall University, where he teaches courses on Latin America, the developing world and U.S. foreign relations.

White’s research interests include Latin American history, revolutionary movements and U.S. foreign policy with emphasis on the drug wars of the U.S. and Latin America. He is the author of "Creating a Third World: Mexico, Cuba, and the United States during the Castro Era," "The History of El Salvador" and "A Global History of the Developing World." He is currently working on a new book on the drug war scheduled for release in summer 2018.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Posted by Alexandra Patrono-Smith at 4:00 PM