Andrew Selee is President of the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) since 2017, he also chairs MPI Europe’s Administrative Council. His research focuses on migration globally, with a special emphasis on immigration policies in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Selee is the author of several books, including, most recently, Vanishing Frontiers: The Forces Driving Mexico and the United States Together (PublicAffairs, 2018). He spent 17 years at the Woodrow Wilson Center, where he founded the Center’s Mexico Institute.
Dr. Selee is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and has previously taught at Johns Hopkins and George Washington universities and been a visiting scholar at El Colegio de México. He holds a PhD in policy studies from the University of Maryland; an MA in Latin American studies from the University of California, San Diego; a BA, Phi Beta Kappa, from Washington University in St. Louis; and a certificate in strategic perspectives on nonprofit management from Harvard Business School. He was selected as an Andrew Carnegie Fellow for the 2017-18 period.