Tobin Hansen

Tobin Hansen earned his Master's degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies at Oregon State University. He worked as an adjunct instructor of Spanish at Corban University; for an international consultancy in Guadalajara, Jalisco; and is currently an instructor in the School of Language, Culture, and Society at Oregon State University. His research interests include drug trafficking, crime, “languages in contact,” Mexico and Latin America, and Latinos in the U.S.

This dialogue between anthropologists Howard Campbell and Tobin Hansen explores the relationship between violence, politics, and terrorism in Mexico’s narco-conflict.