Dr. José A. Cisneros

Political Scientist, with a focus on democratic development and Latinx Studies in the United States and Latin America. Graduated Magna Cum Laude in International Relations at UDLAP in Mexico, then pursued a Masters and Ph.D. in International Development at the University of East Anglia in the UK. Doctor Cisneros then served in different public and private sector institutions including Grupo Carso and International Personal Finance. In 2015, Dr. Cisneros became a full-time professor at BUAP, Puebla; Mexico’s fourth-largest public university with more than 70,000 students. In 2016-17 he was invited as an international visiting scholar at Appalachian State University and Cornell University. 

In 2021-22, Doctor Cisneros has been appointed as Distinguished Professor at the Department of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University. Doctor Cisneros has authored multiple international journal articles and book chapters, participating in international congresses such as MPSA and SPSA on several occasions.

Title: Dan German Distinguished Scholar
Department: cisnerostiradoja@appstate.edu

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6345

Fax: (828) 262-2947

Office address
353D Anne Belk Hall