Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey
PhD- Educational Innovation and Technology- Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, 2002; Masters- Education- Columbia University- Teachers College, United States- Fulbright Scholar; Masters- Applied Linguistics- Columbia University- Teachers College, United States and Degree in translation
Dr. Prof. Maria Guadalupe Villarreal-Guevara is a Professor at the Tecnológico de Monterrey. She has been a lead researcher in la Cátedra de Investigación on "Economic integration and social development on the northern border," addressing the inequality of education in the region. She focuses on some of the richest areas in Mexico that have some of the poorest educational opportunities and lack of infrastructure for the people. She has been a Professor on the Monterrey Campus since 1990 and her most notable accomplishments include working with experts from Mexico and the United States on the topic of Public Policy in the book called Poverty Alleviation Strategies in North America, edited by Harvard University Press. Dr. Villarreal-Guevara worked in collaboration with the late Carlos Muñoz Izquierdo and authored a chapter of the book about compensatory programs in Mexico. She also has been one of a few selected members of the National Research System in Mexico and is continuing her work on the Educational Council. She holds the unique and prestigious Title of PI - Lead Investigator in several research projects on inequality in education in Mexico sponsored by CONACYT (National Council of Research and Technology.) She has participated in more than 7 research projects and has more than 10 publications in different media forms. Dr. Villarreal-Guevara is a dedicated to the integrity of educational research and she promotes the betterment of all peoples and the necessity of equality of education and opportunity.