Dr. Armando Alcantara

Dr. Armando Alcantara



  • Professor of Higher Education at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), in the Institute for University and Education Studies (IISUE)
  • Research Fellow at Mexico’s National System of Researchers and a regular member of the Mexican Academy of Science
  • He was Visiting Scholar at Boston College (2000-2001), and Visiting Professor at Brazil’s Federal University of Goiás (2006)


  • Ph. D. in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Teaching & Research Interests

  • His main areas of inquiry include politics and policies of higher education; equity and values in education; and comparative higher education.