Border Security Experts

Dr. Cynthia J. Arnson is director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.  Her most recent work has focused on democratic governance, conflict resolution, citizen security and organized crime, international relations, and U.S. policy in the Western hemisphere. Arnson is a member of the editorial advisory board of Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica, th...
 EducationM.A., International Relations, The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, 1986; A.B., Bowdoin College, 1979; Diplôme de Hautes Études de Lettres et Civilisation, Centre international d'études françaises, Université de Nice (France), 1983SubjectsCanada, NAFTA,U.S.-Canada Relations,U.S.-Canada RelationsHonorsCertificate of Merit, International Council f...
 Andrew Finn is the Program Associate at the Canada Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. An integral program of the Wilson Center, the Canada Institute works to increase awareness and knowledge about Canada and U.S.-Canadian relations among policymakers, focusing on energy and the environment, border and border security, and trade. Before joining t...
senior advisor, Privy Council Office
Chair, Nanos Research Group of Companies; Research Associate Professor, The State University of New York, Buffalo
Nikita (Nik) Nanos, public policy scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; research associate professor, State University of New York (Buffalo); editorial advisory board, Journal of Professional Communications, McMaster University Canada; contributor, Bloomberg News and Huffington Post; commentator, CBC-TV “Power and Politics”; chair of Nanos Research (a market and public opinion research organ...
Eric L. Olson is the Associate Director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.   His research and writing has focused primarily on security issues and the impacts of crime, organized crime, and violence on democracies.  He has also written about police reform and judicial institutions as a vehicle for addressing the p...
Christopher Wilson is the Senior Associate at the Mexico Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, where he leads the Institute’s research and programming on regional economic integration and U.S.-Mexico border affairs. He is the author of Working Together: Economic Ties between the United States and Mexico (Wilson Center, 2011) and coauthor of the State of the Borde...