Oliver Santín Peña

Professor Santín received his doctorate in political and social sciences (2008), his master’s in international relations (2002), and his bachelor’s in Latin American studies (1997) from the UNAM. He spent a post-doctoral stay with support from Conacyt at the Graduate Program in Sociology at the Honorable Autonomous University of Puebla (2009-2010). He has been a member of the National System of Researchers since 2014.

In 2011, he entered the CISAN as a researcher, developing the project “Succession and Balance of Power in Canada (1980-2010). Analysis and Perspectives of the Party System after Three Decades of Liberal and Conservative Governments.” His lines of research are the Canadian political system the internal processes of political parties, and the federal elections in Canada. He also specializes in Canada’s relations with The United States, Mexico and the rest of Latin America.

He has been a professor at the UNAM School of Philosophy and Letters College of Latin American Studies (CELA) (2004-2007); and in the international relations major at the Monterrey Technological Institute of Higher Learning (ITESM), State of Mexico campus (2004-2007) and Puebla campus (2010-2011). He also taught in the Graduate Program in Sociology at the Honorable Autonomous University of Puebla (2010). Since 2011, he has given courses on research methodology and U.S. history at the UNAM School of Philosophy and Letters.

Professor Santín has authored the book Sucesión y balance de poder en Canadá entre gobiernos liberales y conservadores: antecedentes y procesos partidistas internos (1980-2011) (Succession and Balance of Power in Canada between Liberal and Conservative Governments: Background and Internal Party Politics [1980-2011]) (Mexico City: CISAN-UNAM, 2014).

He has published articles in magazines published domestically and abroad dealing with the internal life of Canada’s Liberal and Conservative Parties, as well as its federal elections over the last three decades and contemporary Canadian relations with different Latin American countries.

Outstanding among his most recent publications are:

“La política exterior canadiense bajo el gobierno conservador de Stephen Harper: entre la convicción y la polémica” (Canadian Foreign Policy under Stephen Harper’s Conservative Government: Amidst Conviction and Polemics), Norteamérica, Revista Académica del CISAN-UNAM, year 10, no. 1, July-December 2015, ISSN: 1870-3550, http://www.revistanorteamerica.unam.mx/index.php/nam/article/view/240/218.

“Las políticas públicas canadienses en materia de inmigración y refugio bajo el gobierno conservador de Stephen Harper. ¿Mayores restricciones, o mejores y modernas regulaciones?” (Canadian Immigration and Refugee Policies under Stephen Harper’s Conservative Government. More Restrictions or Better, Modern Regulations?) Journal of the International Association of Inter-American Studies vol. 8, no. 1 (June 2015), Forum for Inter-American Research (FIAR).Transcultural Mobility, http://interamericaonline.org/volume-8-1/pena/.

“La política conservadora del primer ministro canadiense Stephen Harper hacia América Latina” (primera parte) (The Conservative Politics of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper toward Latin America (Part 1), Revista Trabajadores, Universidad Obrera de México, year 19, no. 106 (January-February 2015), ISSN 1665-2630. Co-authored with Dr. John Kirk, of Dalhoisue University, Nova Scotia, Canada, http://www.uom.mx/publicaciones/trabajadores/trabajadores_106.pdf.

“La política conservadora del primer ministro canadiense Stephen Harper hacia América Latina” (segunda parte)” (The Conservative Politics of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper toward Latin America (Part 2), Revista Trabajadores, Universidad Obrera de México, year 19, no. 107, March-April 2015, ISSN 1665-2630. Co-authored with Dr. John Kirk, of Dalhoisue University, Nova Scotia, Canada, http://www.uom.mx/publicaciones/trabajadores/trabajadores_107.pdf.

“Obama’s Canada Doctrine and the Campaign against Terrorism,” in Hanna S. Kassab and Jonathan Rosen, eds., The Obama Doctrine in the Americas, Security in the Americas in the Twenty-First Century (Lanham Maryland: Lexington Books, 2015). Co-authored with Dr. Athanasius Hristoulas of the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM),  ISBN-10: 1498523994, ISBN-13: 978-1498523998.

“La conformación de la Cámara de los Comunes y los gobiernos de Canadá en cinco procesos electorales federales  (2000-2011)” (Make-up of the Canadian House of Commons  and Government in Five Federal Elections [2000-2011]), part 1, Revista Norteamérica, Year 7 no. 2 (2012) http://www.revistascisan.unam.mx/Norteamerica/pdfs/n14/NAM00700207.pdf.

“La conformación de la Cámara de los Comunes y los gobiernos de Canadá en cinco procesos electorales federales  (2000-2011)” (Make-up of the Canadian House of Commons  and Government in Five Federal Elections [2000-2011]), part 2, Year 8 no. 1 (2013) http://www.revistascisan.unam.mx/Norteamerica/pdfs/n15/NAM00800104.pdf.

“Canadá, Estados Unidos, América Latina y los desafíos para hacer cumplir la declaración sobre seguridad en las Américas” (Canada, the United States, Latin America, and the Challenges to Enforcing the Declaration on Security in the Americas), in Canadá, seguridad nacional, cambio económico e identidades. Una mirada desde América Latina (Canada, National Security, Economic Change, and Identities. A View from Latin America) (Colombia: Universidad del Rosario and Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, 2013).

“Retorno al poder y consolidación del Partido Conservador en Canadá (2006-2013): Antecedentes y características” (Return to Power and Consolidation of the Conservative Party in Canada (2006-2013): Background and Characteristics), Revista Ad Universa, Year 4, vol. 1 (2013-2014).

  • Nationality: Mexican
  • Research Area: Globality Studies
  • E-mail: oliversa@unam.mx

“Succession and Balance of Power in Canada (1980-2010). Analysis and Perspectives of the System of Political Parties after Three Decades of Liberal and Conservative Governments”

“Recent Transformations in Canada’s Politics and Economy: a Multi-disciplinary Vision,” PAPIIT IN301613.

Sucesión y balance de poderes en Canadá entre gobiernos liberales y conservadores, Administraciones y procesos partidistas internos (1980-2011)
Oliver Santín México CISAN-UNAM, 2014, ISBN:978-607-02-6035-3

“Canadá, Estados Unidos, América Latina y los desafíos para hacer cumplir la declaración sobre seguridad en las Américas”
Oliver Santín Peña, en Delia Montero y Raúl Rodríguez, comps., Canadá: seguridad nacional, cambio económico e identidades. Una mirada desde América Latina, Universidad del Rosario, Colombia y Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, marzo 2013. ISBN 978-958-738-309-6.