Welcome to the official site for the California-Mexico Studies Center !

SM Logo (Dark BG)The California-Mexico Studies Center (CMSC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to research, develop, promote, and establish policies and programs between higher educational institutions and cultural organizations that will enhance the teaching, mobility and exchange of faculty, students, and professionals between California and the U.S. with Mexico and other nations in the Western Hemisphere.

CMS Center was founded by California State University Long Beach Professor Armando Vazquez-Ramos in 2010 as an extension of the California-Mexico Project that he has led since 1998 at the CSULB Chicano and Latino Studies department.

Armando Vazquez-Ramos President & CEO
The California-Mexico Studies Center, Inc.
1551 N. Studebaker Road
Long Beach, CA 90815
Office: (562) 430-5541
Cell: (562) 972-0986

Email: CaliforniaMexicoCenter@gmail.com
or Armando.Vazquez-Ramos@csulb.edu

Coordinator, California-Mexico Project and Long Beach Ethnic Studies Program
CSULB Chicano & Latino Studies Department
1250 Bellflower Bl., FO2-201
Long Beach, CA 90840
Office: (562) 985-2847 Fax: (562) 985-4631

Coordinador, Asociacion de Migrantes Chilangos de Los Angeles
1551 N. Studebaker Road
Long Beach, CA 90815
Office: (562) 430-5541
Cell: (562) 972-0986


CMSC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Armando Vázquez Ramos, President and CEO
    Professor, Chicano & Latino Studies Department
    California State University Long Beach

 

  • Gonzalo Santos, Vice-President
    CMSC Central California Region
    Professor, Sociology Department
    California State University Bakersfield

 

  • Primitivo Rodriguez, Vice-President
    CMSC Mexico City Region

 

  • Jose Francisco Roman, Vice-President, Mexico Central Region
    Professor, History Department, Zacatecas Autonomous University

 

  • Joe Dieringer, Treasurer and Secretary
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA

 

  • Juan Manuel Sandoval, Member
    Seminario Permanente de Estudios Chicanos y de Fronteras, DEAS-INAH Coordinator
    Mexico City, Mexico

 

  • Jorge Torres Viveros,  Member
    CETLALIC Institute Director
    Cuernavaca, Mexico

STAFF

  • Armando Vázquez Ramos, President and CEO
    Professor, Chicano & Latino Studies Department,
    California State University Long Beach

 

  • Lidieth A. Arevalo Hernandez, CEO's Executive Assistant & Multimedia Director
    Long Beach, CA

 

  • Sheila Salinas, Administrative Director
    Long Beach, CA

 

  • Sandra Lopez, Fund Development & Evaluation Coordinator
    Long Beach, CA

 

  • Luz Vazquez-Ramos, Special Programs Director
    Long Beach, CA

 

  • Joe Dieringer, Chief Financial Officer
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA

 

  • Carolina Aguilar Roman, Research Director
    CMSC Mexico City Office

 

  • Rocio Diaz, Cultural Arts Director
    Long Beach, CA