Dr. Gabriel A. Carranza, Assistant Vice Provost for Global Engagement and Adjunct Research Professor in Biological Sciences, University of North Texas. Dr. Carranza provides oversight to initiatives in Europe and Latin America for the university and represents UNT-I in local and international organizations based in Texas. Dr. Carranza assists UNT in building partnerships with industry, agencies, organizations and governments in Latin America. He leads the only international development program for faculty at UNT, the Faculty Abroad Seminar to Mexico. He is currently pursuing the second stage of a Fulbright program in Brazil.