Currently in retirement, Jorge Dominguez most recently served as the Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico at Harvard University for 12 years. In addition, Jorge Dominguez served in many administrative roles at Harvard, including as Vice Provost for International Affairs from 2006 to 2015.
Widely published and a leading expert on Cuban politics, Mr. Dominguez has received many awards in recognition of his academic and teaching accomplishments over the years. These honors include the Lifetime Academic Achievement Award from the Latin American Studies Association’s Cuba division, several Hoopes Prizes for senior thesis advising, and the McCord Writing Prize for prose published in Harvard Magazine.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Dominguez was awarded various fellowships at Harvard, including the Walter Channing Cabot Fellowship, the Harvard University Junior Fellowship, the Danforth Graduate Fellowship, and the Graduate Prize Fellowship. He also served as a visiting professor at El Colegio de México five times over the past four decades. The college recognized him as a Distinguished Fulbright Visiting Professor in 1983 and 1988.