Mario Ojeda Gómez †
Centro de Estudios Internacionales
Date of appointment: 12 August 1997
He was an internationalist, academic and Mexican diplomat. He studied at the School of Political and Social Sciences of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, as well as at Harvard University. He was a professor and researcher at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, El Colegio de México, the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C., the Universidad Iberoamericana, the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) in London, among others. In El Colegio de México, he was director of the Center for International Studies, general secretary, general academic coordinator and, from 1985 to 1995, he was president of the institution. He received numerous scholarships and distinctions including the Rockefeller Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the National Association of Universities and Institutes of Higher Education, the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science and the National System of Researchers National Council of Science and Technology of Mexico. He was also ambassador of Mexico to UNESCO, between 1995 and 1998.