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Fulbright-García Robles Visiting Chair Program

The University of Texas at Austin serves as a host institution for the Fulbright-García Robles Visiting Chair Program supporting distinguished scholars from Mexico to teach in residence for one semester, creating opportunities for cultural exchange, the dissemination of research related to Mexico, and the strengthening of U.S.-Mexico academic relations.

At a Glance


Teaching and Research in Mexican Studies

Partner / Sponsor:


Program Features:

Mexican Studies, U.S.-Mexico Relations, Pedagogical Exchange


Lena Suk, Program Administrator,


Founded in 1990, COMEXUS is a joint U.S.-Mexico organization promoting bilateral understanding through educational and cultural exchange. Through Fulbright-García Robles grants, COMEXUS supports Mexican and American students, researchers and teachers to carry out postgraduate studies, research stays, teaching and professionalization programs in the United States and Mexico.

Inaugural Visiting Chairs, Spring 2023

Nelly Margarita Robles García

Senior Researcher, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia

Development of a Manual on Prevention and Management of Disasters at the Archaeological Zone of Monte Alban

UT Austin Host: School of Architecture

Carlos Luis Moreno Jaimes

Professor, Departamento de Estudios Sociopolíticos y Jurídicos, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO)

Public Policymaking and Mexico's Healthcare Reforms

UT Austin Host: LBJ School of Public Affairs

Marcia Medrano Serrano

Trombone Professor, Escuela Superior de Música, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura; Trombone Professor, Facultad de Música, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

Mexican Composers Repertoire for Trombone Ensemble

UT Austin Host: Butler School of Music