Patricia Juarez-Carrillo

1514 Hawthorne
Center for Inter-American Border Studies - Hawthorne Street House
El Paso Texas, 79968
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Curriculum Vitae



Patricia Juarez-Carrillo
Lecturer, Chicano Studies
Coordinator, Center for Inter-American and Border Studies

Dr. Juárez-Carrillo professional work focuses on public environmental health issues for minority populations, including research, coordination, evaluation, and health impact assessments. Her work is based on the principles of environmental justice, community empowerment, education, and equity with cultural sensitivity approaches.

She teaches Environmental Justice course of the Chicano Studies Program for sociology, anthropology and political science undergraduate students and does presentations for other courses in Social Work and Public Health Master Programs. Dr. Juárez is now the coordinator of the Center for Inter-American and Border Studies. She worked for the Center for Environmental Resource Management for over 17 years, receiving the “Texas Environmental Excellence Award” in 2007 for the “Healthy Homes” project. She has been a consultant for government and non-government organizations. Dr. Juarez-Carrillo has co-authored a book chapter, and trainings and numerous educational materials for the public.

As a volunteer, Dr. Juarez-Carrillo acts as the co-leader of the Environmental Education Task Force of the U.S.-Mexico Border 2020 Program in the 3-state area of New Mexico-Texas-Chihuahua. She also is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Health Promotion Practice Journal.


  1. Border studies
  2. Drinking water
  3. Environmental health
  4. Environmental justice
  5. Human security
  6. Pesticides


  1. Energy & Environment
  2. Health & Biomedical Sciences and Engineering
  3. Cross-cutting: U.S. –Mexico and Latin America: Social and Behavioral Issues