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11447-MX

Fulbright-García Robles U.S. Studies Professorship/Chair

Mexico
Western Hemisphere

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Award Details
Award Activity

The Fulbright U.S. Studies Chair will teach up to three undergraduate and/or graduate courses in English in order to generate new knowledge about U.S. history, politics and other topics as well as build binational collaborations between U.S. and Mexican scholars and mentor Mexican students. One course may be substituted for graduate student advising.

Award Length
Five months (one academic semester)
Award Dates

This is a one-semester grant, taking place August through December 2021, or February through June 2022, as determined by the university calendar and selected candidate.  For the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), placement is only available for the fall semester, while Universidad Veracruzana can only accept scholars available in the spring semester.

Locations

This is a placed program. The candidate should not seek a letter of affiliation. The Fulbright Commission in Mexico (COMEXUS) will work with selected candidates and partnering Mexican universities to place grantees at the institution which is the best fit. The following universities are requesting a U.S. Studies Chair for the 2021-2022 academic cycle:

U.S. Studies Chair at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) Mexico City, Mexico
The Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) is a private university committed to academic excellence to promote the integral development of its members and contribute to a fairer, free and more prosperous society. The Department of International Studies—which includes the Asia-Pacific Studies Program (PEAP), the Center for Inter-American Studies and Programs (CEPI) and the Institute for European Integration Studies (IEIE)—aims to be at the heart of a continuing dialogue on relevant domestic and international topics to foster a better understanding of global dynamics. Placement at ITAM for the U.S. Studies Chair is only available for the fall 2021 semester.

U.S. Studies Chair at the Universidad Veracruzana (UV) Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
The Universidad Veracruzana currently has 27 Higher Education Units that encompasses 74 faculties, 57 libraries, 24 research institutes, a museum, a language centre, a free art schools and music institute distributed throughout five regions. The North American Studies Program is a multidisciplinary program aimed at both university students and the general public interested in knowing all about United States of America, Mexico and Canada. The program is divided into five general study areas: political science, language and literature, history and geography, cultural studies and health sciences.

U.S. Studies Chair at the Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG) Guadalajara, Jalisco
UDG is a renowned higher education institution that currently has 15 campuses, one virtual university and 60 high schools. UDG is notable for being one of the most important and active Mexican Universities, with over 700 distinguished researchers in all areas of knowledge. Additionally, the university has a solid understanding of the legislation, norms and procedures to create, adapt and follow, in order to have simultaneous international programs running of almost any kind, especially graduate’s student mobility, academic mobility, staff mobility, research programs, internationalization at home or the internationalization of the curricula.

U.S. Studies Chair at the Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP), at Cholula, Puebla, Mexico

The UDLAP is a private and non-profit organization, nationally and internationally acknowledged not only for its academic quality and prestige but also for its unique campus and its modern facilities. UDLAP offers a wide variety of academic programs at undergraduate and graduate level through five academic units called Schools (Arts and Humanities, Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences, and Business and Economics) where the participants of the US. Studies Chair can easily find a field of knowledge compatible to their research. UDLAP highly values the participation of visiting faculty in research and teaching in graduate and undergraduate courses, where different points of view, culture and background are shared towards a global understanding.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
American Studies
Economics
Environmental Sciences
Geography
History, American
Law
Political Science
Public Administration
Areas of Interest

U.S. Studies Chair in Government, Politics and Foreign Policy at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM): Subjects of particular interest for teaching at ITAM include U.S. foreign policy, U.S. government and politics, U.S. electoral process, U.S. national security policy, political science or U.S. natural resource management, policy and law.

U.S. Studies Chair in Politics, Economy and History at the Universidad Veracruzana: Subjects of particular interest for teaching at the Universidad Veracruzana include U.S. government and politics, U.S. electoral process, political science, U.S. economy, U.S. history, U.S. geography as well as U.S. literature.

U.S. Studies Chair at Universidad de Guadalajara: The Fulbright-García Robles U.S. Studies Chair grantee will be hosted by the Center of North American Studies to teach a graduate course in order to generate new knowledge about U.S. history, politics and other topics as well as build bi-national collaborations between U.S. and Mexican scholars, and mentor Mexican students. UDG is interested in any topic related to the United States and/or its relationship with Mexico.

U.S. Studies Chair at Universidad de las Américas Puebla: The Fulbright-García Robles U.S. Studies Chair grantee will teach at least one graduate course in order to generate new knowledge about U.S. history, politics and other topics as well as build bi-national collaborations between U.S. and Mexican scholars, and be asked to mentor Mexican students. UDLAP is interested in any topic related to the United States and/or its relationship with Mexico.

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity
Teaching
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Teaching includes classroom teaching, as well as giving guest lectures, workshops, and seminars, and engaging in other related activities. Classroom teaching is typically at the undergraduate and graduate level, and courses may be designed by the scholar or prescribed by the host institution and may be taught or co-taught by the scholar. The teaching load varies by award, as well as the host institution. Scholars may also consult on building research capacity, advise graduate students, and assist with thesis advising.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Number of Recipients
4
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7753
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