Presentations

Current Debates on Drug Policy in Latin America. Invited Speaker at the Roundtable Discussion at the Latin American Centre, University of Oxford. January 2020.

Cutting through the Celeste Haze: An Assessment of the Determinants of Drug Policy Reform in Uruguay. Presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy in Paris, France and the annual Latin American Studies Association Conference in Boston. May 2019

 

Achieving Marijuana Legalization through Legal Mobilization in Mexico. Presented at OxCourt Colloquium in Oxford. March 2019

 

The Present and Future of Marijuana Legalization in Mexico. Invited Presentation Talk organized by the Oxford Latin American Society, Oxford. February 2019.

Achieving Legal Marijuana through Legal Mobilization in Mexico.Seminar held at CIDE Drug Policy Program (PPD) in Aguascalientes, Mexico – December, 2018.

Avanzando la liberalización del cannabis en México a través de legal mobilization.Presented at the the Seminario para la Politica de Drogas en America Latina (SePoDra) in Bogota, Colombia – December 2018

“La mota que mata, ahora sana:” The acceptance of medical cannabis use in Latin America. Presented at the annual Latin American Studies Association Conference in Barcelona, Spain – May 2018

Neither Dazed nor Confused: How Cannabis Reform Proponents Used Strategic Litigation to Advance Cannabis Reform in Mexico. Presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy in Vancouver, Canada - May 2018.

      Honourable mention for one of the best papers by an early career scholar

Quo vadis? El presente y futuro de reformas del cannabis en América Latina. Invited talk in Spanish at the Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Mexico – November 2017

Neither Dazed nor Confused: How Strategic Framing, Venue Shopping and Litigation Were Used to Elicit the Mexican Supreme Court’s Favorable Ruling on Cannabis Autocultivo. Presented at the Graduate Conference in Public Law, University of Texas at Austin, USA – November 2017 

Continuity, Ambiguity and Change: Weeding Through Cannabis Reforms and Debates in Latin America.Presented at the annual Royal Geographical Studies Conference in London, England – August 2017.

Neither Dazed nor Confused: Strategic Framing, Venue Shopping and Litigation in Mexico’s Recent Cannabis Reforms. Presented at the annual Latin American Studies Association Conference in Lima, Peru – May 2017

Five Lessons from Cannabis Activism in Uruguay. Presented at the "Symposium: Drugs, Politics and Society in the Global South" at Oxford University, England - October 2016.

Cannabis Policy Reform in Uruguay and Beyond.Presented at the “Mexico Summit 2016 - Lessons from Global Drug Policy: Moving on from the 2016 UNGASS” – June 2016.

De Palabras y Hechos: The Rhetoric and Reality of Cannabis Reform in Latin America (2009-2016). Presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy in Sydney, Australia - May 2016.

        Honourable mention for one of the best papers by an early career scholar

The Economist on Drugs: Waging War on the “War on Drugs.”Presented at “175 years of The Economist: An International Conference” at UCL, England - September 2015.

The International Dimension of Drug Policy Reform in Uruguay.Presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy in Ghent, Belgium - May 2015.

Legitimizing Legalization or Restricting Reform? The Media's Role in Uruguay's Drug Policy Reform Process. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Latin American Studies in Aberdeen, Scotland - April 2015.