Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

Mexico Center

Replica of San Lorenzo Monument 1

Replica of San Lorenzo Monument 1. Photo by Mari Correa.

The Mexico Center of LLILAS Benson, founded by Professor Bryan Roberts in 1980, is one of the foremost centers for the study of Mexico in the United States. The Center promotes and coordinates the advancement of Mexican studies at the University of Texas at Austin through research, scholarly exchange, and interdisciplinary collaborations with researchers at Mexico's leading institutions. Recent Mexico Center collaborations include the Matías Romero Visiting Scholars Program and the Marcela Lagarde y de los Ríos Program for the Study of Gender Violence.

Professor Ricardo Ainslie, Mexico Center director since January 2017, has established the Mexico Health Initiative, which will focus on a range of Mexican public health issues, including early childhood development, nutrition, chronic diseases, migration and health, and the health risk factors of poverty. Mexican partners in the Initiative will be CONACYT (National Council on Science and Technology), FEMSA Foundation, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública (National Institute of Public Health), and the School of Medicine at UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico).

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Contact

Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies—Mexico Center
The University of Texas at Austin
Sid Richardson Hall 1.306A
2300 Red River Street D0800
Austin, TX 78712-0331

E-mail: Paloma Diaz
Phone: 512.232.2415
Fax: 512.471.3090

For information about the Matias Romero Visiting Scholars program, contact Mariela García.

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  • Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

    University of Texas at Austin
    SRH 1.310
    2300 Red River Street D0800
    Austin, Texas 78712