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The CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies

The CUNY Institute for Mexican Studies is comprised of all the faculty, students, staff, and affiliated community-based organizations working on research, advocacy, and services related to Mexico and Mexicans in the United States. Among the goals of the CUNY Institute for Mexican Studies are promoting the creation of courses, majors, minors, and programs of study in campuses across the CUNY system; promoting enrollment, retention, and graduation of Mexican and Mexican-American students in CUNY; sponsoring an annual academic conference as well as film series, lectures, workshops on Mexican topics; serving as liaison, resource, and epicenter for the coming together of Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) for the promotion of cultural, educational, and social programming for the larger Mexican community and all of New York City; supporting undergraduate and graduate students through internships, research assistantships, and other service-learning opportunities with cultural, diplomatic, social, and economic institutions working with the Mexican population in New York City. For further information visit http://www.lehman.edu/mexican-studies

Last modified: 9/3/2014