Faculty Bios

Dr. Carlos Juarez Contact:
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Carlos Juarez, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Social Sciences
Professor of Political Science

Graduate:
Ph.D.,M.A., Political Science, University California Los Angeles
M.A., International Relations, University of San Diego
Undergraduate:
B.A., Foreign Service, Baylor University 

Dr. Carlos Juárez is Chair of the Department of Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science at HPU. From 2004-09, he served as Dean of International Studies and from 2009-11 Department Chair of International Studies. He has been a Fulbright Scholar to Mexico and the Czech Republic, visiting fellow at Oxford University, UC President’s Postdoctoral Scholar at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at UC San Diego (UCSD), Research Fellow at UCSD’s Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, and Visiting Professor at the University of the Andes in Bogotá (Colombia). He has lectured widely throughout Europe, Mexico, South America, Australia, and New Zealand, and since 2009 is a regular Visiting Professor at Management Center Innsbruck (Austria).  He continues to teach occasional undergraduate courses in comparative and international politics, and graduate courses on international organization, politics of developing nations, the military in Latin American politics, and peacemaking and international conflict management.

Dr. Juárez is a member of the Board of Governors of the Pacific and Asian Affairs Council (PAAC, the world affairs council for the State of Hawaii), and a consultant to the Fulbright program of the U.S. Department of State.  He has worked on the staff of former U.S. Senator Alan Cranston (D-Calif), and has been a consultant to the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, DC, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and the Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) in Stockholm, Sweden. He serves on the Consular Corps of Hawaii as the Honorary Consul of Peru to Hawaii.

Juárez is U.S.-born of Mexican parents and has lived in seven countries on three continents, and in seven U.S. states and Washington, DC. He is a faculty advisor to the HPU Futbol (Soccer) Club and co-advisor to the U.N. Club at HPU.