The UTSA College of Liberal & Fine Arts currently houses three centers for research. Please take a look at what the college's centers have to offer below.

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Center for Archaeological Research

Research facility established in 1974 within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at UTSA. CAR conducts archaeological research, surveys and excavations in Texas and surrounding areas and publishes information on the prehistory and history of Texas and San Antonio.

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Center for Dialogue & Deliberation

The Center for Dialogue & Deliberation at the University at Texas at San Antonio, led by a team of communication experts, is building dialogue and deliberative capacity for UTSA students and the surrounding communities.  Through formal pedagogy, extracurricular engaged experiences, workshops and events, participants in the Center’s projects and activities learn to appreciate and execute fundamental communication skills, tools, and techniques to improve their relationships, career readiness, and community decision making.
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The Mexico Center at UTSA

The Mexico Center fosters research and critical engagement in transnational histories, cultures, and politics that bound the United States and Mexico together.

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Institute for Music Research

The mission of the Institute for Music Research is to advance knowledge through research in the areas of music psychology, music teaching and learning, and music technology by supporting the work of the UTSA music faculty who are publishing research in these areas.

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The UTSA Center for Public Opinion Research

The Center for Public Opinion Research fosters groundbreaking research that provides insights and broaden the understanding of the opinions of residents in San Antonio, Texas, and our region.