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
Staff, Center for Inter-American and Border Studies (CIBS - Chicano Studies
Coordinator, Center for Inter-American and Border Studies

Dr. Juárez-Carrillo's 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 an environmental justice course within the Chicano Studies Program for sociology, anthropology, and political science undergraduate students and gives presentations for other courses in social work and public health. Dr. Juárez is the coordinator of the Center for Inter-American and Border Studies. She worked for the Center for Environmental Resource Management for over 17 years and received the “Texas Environmental Excellence Award” in 2007 for the “Healthy Homes” project. She has been a consultant for government and non-government organizations, co-authored a book chapter, facilitated trainings, and has drafted numerous educational materials for the public.

As a volunteer, Dr. Juarez-Carrillo acts as the co-leader of the Environmental Education Task Force for the U.S.-Mexico Border 2020 Program in the tri-state area of New Mexico, Texas, and Chihuahua. She is also 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

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