Joel Martinez is the Mexico policy analyst for National Security and International Policy at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, he worked with the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Development Credit Authority office as a financial analyst. Martinez received his master’s degree from the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California, San Diego, where he focused on international politics and economic development within Latin America. He previously interned with the Washington Office on Latin America and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Latin American and Latino studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

By Joel Martinez
Remaking and improving the US-Mexico relationshipThe HillMarch 9, 2021
Getting Ahead of the Curve: Why the United States Needs To Plan for the Coronavirus in the AmericasCenter for American ProgressMay 5, 2020
The Real Roots of the Border CrisisCenter for American ProgressJuly 16, 2019
Getting Migration in the Americas RightCenter for American ProgressJune 24, 2019
What’s Next for U.S.-Mexico Relations?Inside SourcesJuly 8, 2018
The Future of Mexican Climate DiplomacyCenter for American ProgressApril 17, 2018
Boosting U.S.-Mexico Clean Energy CooperationCenter for American ProgressOctober 27, 2017
Improving Mexico’s Economic Competitiveness Through Security CooperationCenter for American ProgressMay 2, 2017
Preserving and Strengthening the U.S.-Mexico RelationshipCenter for American ProgressJanuary 30, 2017
5 Big Ideas for U.S. Policy in the AmericasCenter for American ProgressDecember 9, 2016