Shannon K. O’Neil is the vice president, deputy director of studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller senior fellow for Latin America Studies. She is is the author of The Globalization Myth: Why Regions Matter, which chronicles the rise of three main global manufacturing and supply chain hubs and what they mean for U.S. economic competitiveness.
An expert on Latin America, U.S.-Mexico relations, global trade, corruption, democracy, and immigration, she is also the author of Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead
Shannon is a frequent guest on national broadcast news and radio programs and her written commentary has appeared in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs Latinoamerica, Americas Quarterly, Foreign Policy, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and USA Today.
She has testified before Congress on both Mexico and Latin America, and regularly speaks at global academic, business, and policy conferences. She also blogs on Latin America’s Moment, where she analyzes regional policy, and on the Development Channel, where she highlights debates and new approaches to addressing opportunity and exclusion in the global economy.