Mauricio Domínguez Aguilar

Qualifications: • Licenciatura (equivalent to Bachelors in Art), Architecture. Autonomous University of Yucatan (Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán – UADY), 1992 -1997.• Masters in Science (M.Sc.), Human Ecology. Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Poly
Affiliation: Professor-Researcher Social Science Unit of the Centre for Regional Research Autonomous University of Yucatan


He is currently a Researcher-Professor in the Unit of Social Sciences at the Center of Regional Studies Dr. Hideyo Noguchi, Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY) in Mexico. He has a master degree in Human Ecology from CINVESTAV-Mexico and a doctor degree in Geography form National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He is member of the National System of Researchers (SNI-Mexico), the Poverty and Urban Development Network (CONACYT-Mexico) and Fellow of the International Social Science Council.

His research work covers the topics: urban poverty, social segregation, the interactions between urbanization and climate change, as well as resilience and sustainability (both urban and social). He is the author of several academic publications and has directed thesis at the levels of bachelors and masters. He has also taught courses in these same academic levels in UADY and UNAM.

Finally, within their working experience, it can be mention his work as 1. Head of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the Secretariat of Urban Development and Environment of the Government of Yucatan (2008-2009); 2. Coordinator of the Metropolitan Urban Observatory of Yucatán (2009-2011) and; 3. Consultant of a project jointly developed by the Ministry of Planning and Budget of the Government of Yucatan, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) and the World Bank (2011).

Current research