Advisory Committee

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A D V I S O R Y  C O M M I T T E E

Alianza UCMX has an Advisory Committee composed of 30 esteemed members of the UC and Mexican higher education institutions. The UC delegates include senate faculty from each of the 10 UC campuses and representatives of UC systemwide bodies; the delegates from Mexico include representatives from key partner institutions, as well as prominent academics. The Committee will have three subcommittees: UC MEXUS, Casa de California, and a subcommittee for Development.

Guillermo Aguilar

Professor & Chair, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, UC Riverside

Paul Almeida

Professor, Dept. of Sociology, UC Merced

Kum-Kum Bhavnani

Academic Senate Chair, UCOP & Professor, Dept. of Sociology, UC Santa Barbara

Hazel Blackmore

Executive Director, COMEXUS

Luz María del Carmen Calvo Irabién

Directora de Ciencia de Frontera, CONACYT

Lourdes de León Pasquel

Profesora Investigadora, Dept. de Lingüística y Antropología, CIESAS

Luis Escala Rabadán

Profesor Investigador, Dept. de Estudios Culturales, COLEF

Martha Espinosa Cantellano

Professor, Dept. of Infectomics & Molecular Pathogenesis & Head, Office of International Relations, CINVESTAV

Rafael Fernández de Castro

Professor & Director, Center of U.S.-Mexican Studies, UC San Diego

J.J. García-Luna-Aceves

Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering & Campus Director, CITRIS, UC Santa Cruz

David Garza

Rector, Tecnológico de Monterrey

Brandon Gaut

Professor & Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, Dept. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Irvine

Gretchen Hofmann

Professor, Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, & Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara

Jesús López Macedo

Director General Académico, ANUIES

María Leonor López-Meraz

Investigadora Titular, Centro de Investigaciones Cerebrales, Universidad Veracruzana

Elia Marum Espinosa

Energy/Environmental Policy Research Scientist & Director, Berkeley Lab Mexico Energy Initiative, Energy Analysis & Environmental Impacts Division, LBNL

Michael McNeil

Professor & Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, Dept. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Irvine

Vivian-Lee Nyitray

Associate Vice Provost & Executive Director, UC Educational Abroad Programs

Laura Elena Pérez

Professor, Dept. of Ethnic Studies & Chair, Latinx Research Center, UC Berkeley

Giovanni Peri

Professor, Dept. of Economics & Director, Global Migration Center, UC Davis

Joanna Regulska

Vice Provost & Associate Chancellor, Global Affairs Office of the Chancellor & Provost / Professor of Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies, UC Davis

Jaime Sepúlveda

Haile T. Debas Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Global Health & Executive Director, Institute for Global Health Sciences, UC San Francisco

Kevin Vaughn

Associate Professor & Dean, Department of Anthropology, UC Riverside Extension