Nicolás Pineda Pablos
Nicolás Pineda Pablos is a Professor of Public Policy of El Colegio de Sonora in Hermosillo, Sonora México. Dr. Pineda’s research focuses on urban water management in arid regions. Since 2006 he has undertaken joint research with professors of the University of Arizona on water and climate change in the U.S.-Mexico Border region. Since 1990 he has been a member of the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores of Mexico where he was granted the second level (of three) in 2009. He received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, with a major in Public Affairs, from the University of Texas at Austin in 1999. He has taught Public Policy courses in El Colegio de Sonora, El Colegio de San Luis, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California and Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa. He is the author of the several books and book chapters in Spanish and English. He has published articles in the journals Región y sociedad, Foro Internacional, Gestión y Política Pública, Espiral, Frontera Norte, Estudios Sociales, Journal of the SouthWest, and others.