Director, Center for the Study of America and the West
One of the nation’s most prominent observers of the Mexican scene, George Grayson is a Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute and is the Class of 1938 Professor of Government Emeritus at the College of William & Mary. Also a senior fellow at CSIS, Grayson appears frequently on CNN, and lectures regularly at the Foreign Service Institute of the Department of State, and at universities throughout the U.S. and Mexico. He co-authored, with Sam Logan, The Executioners’ Men: Los Zetas, Rogue Soldiers, Criminal Entrepreneurs and the Shadow State They Created (Transaction 2012). Praeger will publish his forthcoming book, The Cartels: The Story of Mexico’s Most Dangerous Criminal Organizations and their Impact on U.S. Security. His most recent FPRI E-Note, “Mexican President Peña Nieto’s ‘Time of Troubles’,” can be found here.