Communication in the Americas Research Series
Global Media Journal Mexico
- In January 2015, the Master of Arts in Communication of TAMIU started an editorial partnership with Tecnológico de Monterrey, México, co-editing the academic journal Global Media Journal Mexico (GMJM, ISSN 2007-2031).
- Established in 2004, the GMJM is a peer-reviewed, electronic and open access scholarly Journal that has been continuously published semi-annually for the past ten years. Communication scholars from all Latin American countries and Spain submit on a regular basis articles for publication in this refereed international journal.
- The journal was transferred from Monterrey to TAMIU’s Texas Digital Library platform, and is now being published here while maintaining an editorial partnership with the Monterrey Tech, thus making this an international endeavor in line with the University’s vision.
- The editor of Global Media Journal Mexico in TAMIU is Jose Carlos Lozano, and Rogelio Hinojosa acts as Associate Editor. Stuart Davis, Assistant Professor of Communication, is a member of the Editorial Board.
- The link for Global Media Journal Mexico is https://journals.tdl.org/gmjei/index.php/GMJ_EI.
Research Stays by Students from Other Universities
Periodically, graduate students from other universities come to TAMIU to work for brief stays with Psychology and Communication faculty or take advantage of our labs and location on the U.S.-Mexico border. This is the list of recent students:
- Belem G. López. Doctoral candidate in cognitive psychology at Texas AM University, College Station. Research stay: March 16-20, 2015. Supervisors in TAMIU: Dr. Roberto Heredia and Dr. Anna Cieslicka.
- Crysta Robbinson. Graduate student from the Cognition and Language Laboratory at the University at Albany, SUNY. Research stay: March 18-April 3, 2015. Supervisors in TAMIU: Dr. Roberto Heredia and Dr. Anna Cieslicka.
- Diana Gamboa. MS in Communication student at Universidad Iberoamericana-Santa Fe, Mexico City. Research stay: February 18-March 18, 2015. Supervisor in TAMIU: Dr. Jose Carlos Lozano.
- Gonzalo del Moral. MS in Communication student at Universidad Iberoamericana-Santa Fe, Mexico City. Research stay: July 5-30, 2014. Supervisor in TAMIU: Dr. Jose Carlos Lozano.
- Ana Elizabeth Maruri. MS in Communication student at Universidad Iberoamericana-Santa Fe, Mexico City. Research stay: July 5-30, 2014. Supervisor in TAMIU: Dr. Jose Carlos Lozano.
Patricia Gonzalez. Cognitive Laboratory. January-May 2015.Supervisors in TAMIU: Dr. Roberto Heredia and Dr. Anna Cieslicka.
Behavioral Sciences Institute
The Behavioral Sciences Institute is comprised of various learning centers and research labs. These centers and labs provide the university and community with opportunities for collaborative partnerships to address pressing issues within our society.
The GREAT (Graduate Retention Enhancement at TAMIU) seeks to increase the number of Hispanic students who complete a graduate degree and are prepared to attain a doctoral degree or professional career in behavioral, biological and mathematical sciences.
The Cognitive Sciences Lab conducts studies to determine how the brain functions in regard to bilingualism (Spanish/English).
The TAMIU Community Stress Center provides local (bilingual) counseling support services in Webb County. Individuals from the community interested in receiving counseling services can call the Stress Center at: (956) 326 3120.