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Claudia San Miguel, Ph.D.
Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

Welcome to the College of Arts and Sciences!

The College is the University's largest and most comprehensive academic unit. The College enjoys a broad mission in teaching, research, creative activities, and service to our local, regional, national, and international communities.

Our academic mission is to prepare students to think critically and communicate effectively, as well as to ready them to become leaders in their communities and in their chosen fields.

Our goals are to: (1) establish and enhance academic programs to meet the needs of a changing global society, (2) expand and enhance international experiences, including international study abroad experiences and research opportunities for our students, and (3) cultivate an appreciation of international philosophies and cultures.

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Texas A&M International University selects students for admission showing a commitment and desire to succeed in an academic environment. With over 50 baccalaureate degrees, TAMIU offers a dynamic learning environment that embraces student academic growth. Join our diverse student and faculty family and Go Beyond!

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Our Alumni

Alumna Karina Moreno

"I am a TAMIU alumni, having graduated with the MPA degree in 2008. My Ph.D. in Public Affairs is from the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey. I am currently teaching public administration and public policy as an assistant professor at Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York.

"My research specializes in immigration and security policy and its subsequent effect on Latino mobilization in the U.S., as well as the role of private corporations in immigration enforcement. I have presented at several prominent conferences throughout the U.S. and Europe, and published peer-reviewed articles in Crime, Law, and Social Change, and Public Administration Quarterly. I am a regular contributor to the political magazine Jacobin, and I have also been invited to discuss immigration policy on several radio shows.”

— Dr. Karina Moreno, '08

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Faculty Spotlight

TAMIU Faculty Dr. Roberto Heredia Named Regents Professor

Dr. Roberto Heredia

Dr. Roberto Heredia is named Regents Professor

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Professor of Psychology Dr. Roberto Heredia was named Regents Professor by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents recently.

The Board established the Regents Professor Awards program in 1996 and the Regents Fellow Service Awards program in 1998 to recognize employees who have made exemplary contributions to their university or agency and to the people of Texas.

Cliff Thomas, chairman of The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, said the newest Regents Professors and Regents Fellows are vital members of the Texas A&M System family who bring with them unique skills and perspectives.

“These folks are integral to steering the System toward continued excellence,” Chairman Thomas said. “With them at the helm, the universities and agencies under The Texas A&M System can only keep improving.”

Learn more about Dr. Heredia here

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