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Jorge Alberto Schiavon Uriegas

Professor of International Studies, CIDE, Fulbright Research Chair

Residency: September 2019 – February 2020

Research Project: The Mexico-California and Mexico-Texas Relationships

Research Interests: Mexican foreign policy, migration, sub-state diplomacy (paradiplomacy), U.S.-Mexico relations


Jorge Alberto is a professor of international relations at the International Studies Department, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)  (1999–today) and coordinator (2013-today) of the Interdisciplinary Program on Migration at CIDE (CIDE-MIG). Previously, he was chair of the International Studies Department (2007-2010), Secretary General (Vice-Rector) of CIDE (2004-2007), director of Development and External Affairs (2002-2004) of CIDE, and director of the B.A. Program in Political Science and International Relations (2000-2001). In addition, he served as president of the Mexican International Studies Association (MISA, AMEI in Spanish) (2011-2013), and founding president of the Latin American Federation of International Studies Associations (FLAEI) (2012-2013). He is a member of the National Research System (SNI) in Mexico, level 2.

Schiavon Uriegas holds a Ph.D. in political science and international affairs from the University of California, San Diego; M.A. in political science (UC San Diego) and B.A. in international relations (El Colegio de México); and Diploma in public international law (The Hague Academy of International Law, International Court of Justice). He is an author and/or editor of 16 academic books, and 80+ articles and chapters on his areas of expertise. Has taught 75+ undergraduate and graduate courses, and participated in 400+ conferences and lectures worldwide.