Amb. Arturo Sarukhan

Ambassador of Mexico to the United States

Mexico's Foreign Policy and the Current State of Mexican-American Relations

About the Topic

Elizabeth French Hitchcock Lecture

About the Speaker

The grandson of refugees in Mexico, Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan is a career diplomat. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Ambassador Sarukhan played a key role in the non-governmental Bilateral Commission on the Future of US-Mexico Relations as the executive director of this civil society initiative. Ambassador Sarukhan is active in various organizations such as the Mexican Council on Foreign Affairs and the Foreign Policy Association He holds a B.A. in International Relations from El Colegio de México and an M.A. in United States Foreign Policy from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where he was a Fulbright Scholar and Ford Foundation Fellow. He has been decorated by the governments of Spain and Sweden. Ambassador Sarukhan is married and has two young daughters.