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Chair

Institute of Puerto Rican Culture

Eduardo Arosemena-Muñoz

Born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Eduardo Arosemena-Muñoz is Puerto Rico’s assistant secretary of state for foreign relations & government affairs. From 2009-2012, Arosemena served as assistant secretary of state for the Services division, where he oversaw the transformation of the department’s corporate and trademarks registries. Working closely with the U.S. Department of State and former Puerto Rico Secretary of State Kenneth D. McClintock, he was the principal state public officer responsible for obtaining authorization from the federal government to open the first Passport Services & Consular Affairs Office outside the continental United States. Prior to this, Arosemena served as law clerk at the Puerto Rico Supreme Court at the chambers of former Justice Efraín Rivera-Pérez (2000-2010), and later as a litigation attorney at the law firm of Fiddler, González & Rodríguez, where he was a member of the Products Liability, Aviation, and Federal Practice Group. From 2013 to 2015, he worked for the Puerto Rico Department of Justice as an assistant district attorney, serving as deputy in the International Arrests and Extraditions Unit. Prior to his return to the Puerto Rico Department of State in 2017, Arosemena served as vice president for University Relations & Advancement at Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, in Santurce, Puerto Rico. He is one of three of Puerto Rico’s law commissioners before the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. Arosemena received his bachelor’s degree in systems of justice from the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón and his juris doctor from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law. (Board term: 2019-2021)