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

  • Academic tutor by project. El Colegio de México (Current).
    Course: «Political leadership», coordinated by Dr José Luis Méndez.
  • Graduate teaching assistant – tutor (September 2019 to July 2022). The University of Edinburgh.
    Teaching in the two introductory courses to Sociology.
  • Private tutor (several dates). Independent.
    During my doctoral studies, several undergraduate students hired me as a private tutor to advise them on their dissertations on political sociology.
  • Editor (several dates). Independent.
    I have been in charge of editing and proofreading several types of text. 
  • 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.
  • Legislative advisor focused on human rights (March 2016 to May 2018). Mexican Chamber of Deputies.
    Officially assigned to the Social Security Commission, I also collaborated in the Special commission for the Ayotzinapa case.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Copy Sr (March to July 2013). GBM Homebroker (in-house agency).
  • Copy Jr (February 2011 to February 2013). RAPP México.

Awards and grants

  • Grant for fieldwork. The University of Edinburgh (2019 and 2020).
  • CONACYT scholarship for postgraduate studies abroad, 2019-2022.
  • Adrián Lajous Award, given by the Colmex Foundation in 2015.
  • CONACYT scholarship for quality postgraduate studies in Mexicods (2013-2015).

Published work and conferences