CV in English

Qualifications

  • PhD in Sociology (2019-2022). The University of Edinburgh. Thesis: “You have to do everything in your power so that this does not happen to anyone else”. Contention dynamics against the Mexican war on drugs and crime: a case study of the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity.
  • MA in Political Science (2013-2015). El Colegio de México. Thesis: Ley general de víctimas, un resultado político del Movimiento por la Paz con Justicia y Dignidad”.
  • BA Communication Science (2008-2012). Universidad La Salle.

Other courses

  • Memory sites and human rights (2018). European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation.
  • Theoretical-practical specialisation for defenders of victims (2015). El Colegio de México.

Professional experience

  • Graduate teaching assistant – tutor (September 2019 to July 2022). The University of Edinburgh.
    Teaching in the two introductory courses to Sociology.
    Responsibilities: Class planning · Activity design · Group management · Student evaluation · Teaching strategy · Group administration.
  • Private tutor (2020-2022). Independent.
    During my doctoral studies, several undergraduate students hired me as a private tutor to advise them on their dissertations on political sociology.
  • External consultant on public policy (July to December 2018). Mexican Executive Commission for Attention to Victims.
    Project: «El buje, los rayos y la rueda. Estudio cualitativo sobre el acompañamiento a las víctimas de la violencia en la Comisión Ejecutiva de Atención a Víctimas». With Javier Sicilia.
    Responsibilities: Research design · Conducting interviews · Coding and systematisation of information · Analysis and interpretation of data · Drafting of final report · Presentation to stakeholders..
  • Legislative advisor focused on human rights (March 2016 to May 2018). Mexican Chamber of Deputies.
    Responsibilities: Documentary research · Drafting, review and assessment of legislative products · Attention to social groups · Writing of speeches and press releases · Presentation of legislative products to stakeholders..
  • Researcher by project (several dates from October 2015 to December 2018). El Colegio de México.
    I participated in three research projects in collaboration with researchers from El Colegio de México. For three months in 2015, for an investigation requested by the INAI (coordinated by Dr José Luis Méndez). Three months in 2016, for a project requested by the CONEVAL (coordinated by Dr Laura Flamand and Dr Juan Cruz). Two months in 2018, in an investigation for then INEE (coordinated by Dr José Luis Méndez).
    Responsibilities: Documentary research · Administrative management of projects · Supervision of research assistants · Conducting interviews · Systematisation and analysis of data · Writing of final products · Presentation to stakeholders.
  • Research collaborator (September 2015 to February 2016). Laboratory of Analysis and Observation of Social Movements in CEIICH-UNAM.
    I collaborated in the development and analysis of a database on protest events in Mexico. Project coordinated by Dr Jorge Cadena-Roa.
    Responsibilities: Documentary research · Data coding · Discussion of results.
  • Copy Sr (March to July 2013). GBM Homebroker (in-house agency).
    Responsibilities: Development of creative concepts · Content creation · Scripts for informative videos · Blog management · Identification of digital trends.
  • Copy Jr (February 2011 to February 2013). RAPP México.
    Responsibilities: Briefing with clients · Development of creative concepts · Writing of multiple materials · Presentation of proposals with clients.

Conferences

  • Social movements and political-emotional communities. An approach from the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity in Mexico (2022). Alternative Futures and Popular Protest Conference, The University of Manchester.
  • Recruitment in social movements against the Mexican war on drugs and crime. Biographical contrasts between activists and relatives of victims (2022). Latin American Peace Science Society Annual Conference.
  • Alineamiento y resonancia de los marcos de movilización legal en México (2021). Coloquio Hacia una fundamentación contrahegemónica de los derechos humanos. UNAM.
  • “We are fucking fed-up”. Recruitment dynamics of activists and relatives of victims of criminal violence (2021). Alternative Futures and Popular Protest. The University of Manchester.
  • Official denials and victims’ paths to mobilisation (2019). New Directions. The University of Edinburgh.
  • Apertura de oportunidades legales desde los movimientos sociales (2018). Seminario Institucional: Gobernanza participativa, incidencia pública y cambio social. UNAM.
  • Ausencia de la izquierda partidista en los movimientos sociales de víctimas en México (2018). VI Congreso Mexicano de Ciencias Sociales.
  • Movilización legal en México: MPJD y LGV (2017). International Meeting on Law and Society.
  • Ley General de Víctimas. Un resultado político del Movimiento por la paz con Justicia y Dignidad (2016). I Congreso Nacional de Movimientos Sociales.