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Juan Pineda, PhD, HC

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Juan Pineda received the Doctor Honoris Causa Award from Tianjin Foreign Studies University, China, in December 2015 for his international education contributions and leadership. In 2014, the University of Santander in Mexico conferred Dr. Pineda the title of Doctor Honoris Causa for his research in Higher Education. In 2012, Juan Pineda was appointed a member of the Academic Committee of China Ministry of Education's Regional and National Research-Latin American Research Center. He is the Assistant Vice President of the Office for Special Research Programs (SREP) under the NMT Division of Special Research Projects. Furthermore, Juan Pineda is chair of the Americas Conference of Universities in STEM Education and chair of the Americas Conference of Mayors. In addition, he is a member of several scientific journal editorial boards in various countries, including the prestigious State and Local Government Review (U.S.) and the Innovation Journal (Canada). He has coordinated, coauthored, or authored more than 23 books on topics of higher education, public policy, government, and new institutionalism.