Benjamin Smith

Research Area : Mexico


Benjamin T. Smith is a Reader of Latin American History at the University of Warwick. His work focuses on the history of nineteenth and twentieth-century grassroots politics in Mexico.

Benjamin is currently working on a research project titled Narco-Mex: A History of the Drug Trade in Mexico, along with Professor Wil Pansters (Utrecht). The first publication from this project, “Beyond the Drug War in Mexico: Human rights, the public sphere and justice” was released by Routledge in late 2017.