Dr. Hepzibah Muñoz Martinez

Hepzibah Muñoz Martinez graduated with a PhD in Political Science from York University (2008).  Most recently, she was a research fellow at El Colegio Hepzibah Munoz-Martinez de la Frontera Norte, Matamoros (2009-2010).  She is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John and has taught courses in Latin American Politics, Urban Politics and Comparative Political Economy. Her research focuses on financialization in Latin America, maquiladora production, drug-related violence and militarization in northeastern Mexico.


  • Co-editor of special issue “Medio ambiente en América del Norte” (“Environmental Politics in the North American Region”) Revista Vetas, 31: 12, 2009.
  • “Competitividad vs. Sustentabilidad: Las políticas canadienses de residuos peligrosos” (“Competitiveness vs. Sustainability: Canadian regulations on hazardous waste”) Revista Vetas, 31: 12, 2009. 
  • “Neoliberal Reforms and Currency Pegs in Mexico and Argentina,” Policy and Society, 27: 1, 2008 (co-authored with Ruth Felder).
  • “State, Second Nature and Reterritorialization of Capital in the Plan Puebla Panama” in Capitalism Nature Socialism, 15: 1, 2004.
  • “Crisis, Populist Neoliberalism, and the Limits to Democracy in Mexico,” The Bullet, 287, 2009.
  • “The Global Crisis and Mexico: The End of Mexico’s Development Model?,” Relay, 24, 2008.
  • “Corn Crisis in Mexico,” Relay, 16, 2007.
  • “Mexico and Canada after the Quebec Summit,” Canada Watch, Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, July 2001, (co-authored with Edgar Dosman).
  • “Finanzas Globales y Producción Maquiladora: Delphi en Wall Street y Matamoros” (“Global Finance and Maquiladora Production: Delphi in Wall Street and Matamoros”) in Belem Vasquez (ed.) Procesos Económicos, Urbanos y Laborales en la Frontera Norte (Economic, Urban and Labour Processes in the Northern Border) Tijuana: El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, 2011.

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