Silvia E. Giorguli-Saucedo has been President of El Colegio de México (Colmex) since 2015. She joined the faculty of the Center for Demographic, Urban, and Environmental Studies (CEDUA) at Colmex in 2003. She was the Director of CEDUA from 2009 to 2015, President of the Mexican Society of Demography from 2011 to 2012, and Founding Director of the magazine Coyuntura Demográfica.
Her research focuses on issues of international migration from Mexico to the United States and its impact on education and the structure of Mexican families on both sides of the border. Currently, she is a co-researcher at the Mexican Migration Project, organized by the University of Princeton, University of Guadalajara, and Brown University. She has also been a participant in the Binational Dialogue on Mexican Migrants in the United States and Mexico, organized by Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS) and Georgetown University.
Dr. Giorguli studied sociology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), received an MA in demography from El Colegio, and in 2004 received her doctorate in sociology from Brown University. She was a Visiting Fellow in 2007–08 at Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. In 2018, she received the Horace Mann Medal from Brown University.