Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade

Promoting research on globalization with special emphasis on the Western Hemisphere


Dr. C. Tyler DesRoches

The CSWHT will remain open and continue to operate following guidelines and limitations as described in the TAMIU Campus Covid-19 Guidance

TAMIU Campus COVID-19 Guidance

For up-to-date campus information, please visit the TAMIU COVID-19 Response Website

TAMIU COVID-19 Response Website


A Tradition of Excellence!!

Since its inception in 1993, the Center has become a valuable resource for joint research and faculty and student exchanges. The Center is a key location for educational entities, businesses, and governments to turn to for up to date and relevant information on the Western Hemisphere.

The Center provides a forum for international discussion and debate for representatives from countries in the Western Hemisphere regarding issues that affect trade and other economic relations within the Hemisphere.

Through its alliance with educational entities, businesses, and governments throughout the Hemisphere, the Center offers practical and targeted lectures imparted by visiting faculty, professionals, society leaders, and scholars.

Thank you for visiting us, we look forward to your comments and feedback – and repeat visits.

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Dr. Melissa S. Kearney

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Keynote Speaker Series

The Coming COVID Baby Bust & Other Challenges For Families

Presented via Webex by Dr. Melissa S. Kearney

Wednesday, Nov 18 | 2020 3:00pm CST

CSWHT Speaker Series

Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference

April 14 - 16, 2021 | Laredo, Texas, USA

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25th Annual Conference

Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business (ARSSB) announces the hosting its 25th Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference.

The conference is sponsored by Texas A&M International University, the A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business, and the Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade, in partnership with the Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas’s Facultad de Comercio, Administración y Ciencias Sociales.

Confernce Precautions due to COVID-19

To comply with COVID-19 precautions, on-site participants will be required to complete a pre-screening questionnaire before visiting campus, a temperature check will be administered upon arrival and before entry to individual meeting rooms, face-coverings will be required, and social distancing must be observed.

Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center reserves the right to transition to a fully virtual Conference to comply with guidelines from the CDC as well as state and local governments.

For more information, please visit our Annual Conference website

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