Abraham Trejo Terreros

Academic Year: 
To Yale
Exchange Partners: 
el Colegio de Mexico
Research Interest: 
Transnational migration, coyotaje and public health history in 20th century Mexico

Abraham was born in the dynamic megalopolis of Mexico City. He is a third-year graduate student in History at El Colegio de México, having previously studied International Relations at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. His research focuses broadly in the history of the changing patterns of migration of Mexicans to the United States during the first half of the twentieth century. While at Yale, he will study the historical processes that have shaped the Mexican-U. S. borderlands, particularly the migrants’ illegal border crossings.