The award will allow Juárez to deliver a series of
lectures on comparative and international politics at Masaryk
University in Brno (MUB), the Czech Republic, as well as Maribor,
Solvenia, and Lviv, Ukraine. He will also complete an external
review and assessment of MUB’s master’s degree
program in international relations and European studies, and
will help organize a conference on central European politics
to be held there in October 2005.
Juárez was a Fulbright Senior Specialist to the Czech
Republic (2003), a Fulbright Senior Scholar to Mexico (1999-2000),
and is currently president of the Fulbright Association Hawai‘i
state chapter. He has also been a visiting professor at the
Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, and was
recently elected to the Board of Governors of the Pacific and
Asian Affairs Council.
Juárez received his Ph.D. from the University of California
at Los Angeles and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses
in peace and conflict studies, global governance, and comparative
political economies of developing nations.
Juárez has been a consultant to the U.S. Institute of
Peace, a federal agency in Washington, D.C., and the International
Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, an intergovernmental
organization based in Stockholm, Sweden.
The prestigious Fulbright program is the flagship international
educational program sponsored by the U.S. Department
of State and was established in 1946 to increase mutual
between the people of the United States and the people