Dr. Emilio Rabasa was appointed as Consul General in Boston Massachusetts, assuming responsibilities from May 16, 2016 for all New England, Connecticut excluded. In the Mexican Foreign Service, he served as Mexico’s permanent representative to the Organization of American States (OAS) from July 2013 to May 2016 in Washington, D.C. In the public sector, he has served in high office positions at the Home Office, the Social Security Institute, as well as the Human Rights Commission.
Between 1998 and 2000 he was appointed by the President of Mexico as a peace negotiator in the guerilla conflict in the southern state of Chiapas. He has also done legal work in his own firm and extensive academic work. He is a professor and researcher at the Institute for Legal Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He has taught law and politics at several private and public universities in Mexico and participated in conferences in the United States, Canada, Europe and Latin America. He holds a Law degree from UNAM, a Masters Degree in Political Philosophy and Political Science from Cambridge University in England, and a JD from UNAM. He is the author of several books on law and politics, and editorialist for several newspapers and magazines in Mexico.