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Alexandra Uribe - Directora de la Licenciatura en Ciencia Política

Alexandra Uribe Coughlan

Director of the Undergraduate Political Science Program


Holds a B.A. in Economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), an M.A. in International Relations from New York University, and is a Doctoral Candidate in Political Science for NYU. Since 1998, she had taught Political Science at ITAM, at both the undergraduate and diploma level. She also edits social science texts.

Her academic interests include the history of economic and political development, including the important role technology plays in both, questions of political and social representation, religion and politics, and violence in politics.     5628 4000 ext. 3762

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Alberto Simpser

Alberto Simpser

Chair of the Department of Political Science


Dr. Simpser is professor of political science at ITAM in Mexico City, and faculty affiliate at ITAM’s Center for Economic Research (CIE) and Center for Energy and Natural Resources (CIERN). Prior to joining ITAM in 2014, he was faculty at the University of Chicago’s department of political science. He has been a residential Fellow at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University, and National Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is a Level II National Researcher in Mexico’s Sistema Nacional de Investigadores. He holds a PhD degree in political science and an MA degree in economics from Stanford University, as well as a B.Sc. degree in environmental engineering sciences from Harvard College. Before entering academia he was employed at the strategy consultancy McKinsey & Co., where he worked on energy projects.    5628 4000 ext. 3720


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Marta Cebollada

Marta Cebollada Gay

Coordinadora de la Licenciatura en Ciencia Política

B.A. in Geography and History for the University of Zaragoza in Spain. M.A. in Comparative Public Policy from FLACSO, Mexico. Academic Coordinator and lecturer for the Undergraduate Program in Political Science, lecturer in public policy in the post graduate Economics program, and in the M.A. in Public Policy at ITAM. External advisor to the International Labor Organization.

Her main area of interest include public policy, particularly regarding labor politics, and the role of gender. 


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