Local Organizing Committee

Irma Méndez de Hoyos

Irma Méndez de Hoyos is a full-time researcher and professor at Flacso Mexico as well as Secretary of Academic Affairs of the Mexican Association of Political Sciences. She completed a B.A. in Public Administration and Political Science; an M.A. in Public Policy at the University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College in the UK; and a Ph.D. in Government from the University of Essex.

She teaches on political parties and elections in Mexico and Latin America, as well as comparative public policy and social sciences at Flacso Mexico since 2003. Dr. Méndez de Hoyos also teaches at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM), and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). She is a regular instructor at several electoral bodies at both the federal and local levels. Recently she was a Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford and the University of Essex in the UK.

Irma is a member of the Mexican Society of Electoral Studies (SOMEE), the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), the Latin American Association of Political Science (ALACIP), the American Political Studies Association (APSA) and the International Political Science Association, (IPSA). She belongs to the National System of Researchers, level II.


CONTACTMail: imende@flacso.edu.mx · Phone: (52 55) 3000 0200 ext: 260Download Irma Méndez's C.V. here

Georgina Flores Ivich

Georgina Flores Ivich is a full-time researcher and professor at Flacso México. She teaches political communication, public opinion, and quantitative methods. She has a master’s degree in Social Sciences from Flacso México and she is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). She has participated in several applied research projects funded by USAID, RAND Corporation, Fundación Telefónica, INMUJERES, and Flacso México. Ms. Flores Ivich is currently working on a research project on the electoral and institutional effects of corruption scandals in Latin America.


CONTACTMail: laura.flores@flacso.edu.mx · Phone: (52 55) 3000 0200 ext. 373Download Georgina Flores's C.V. here

Rodrigo Salazar Elena

Rodrigo Salazar Elena is a full-time researcher and professor at Flacso Mexico and Director of the Flacso Mexico Methods Laboratory. He has a master's degree in Social Sciences from Flacso Mexico and a Ph.D. in Political Sciences from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). He teaches courses on political theory, political behavior, and social sciences methods and techniques.

His research interests are populism in Latin America and the effects of presidential reelection on government performance in Mexico and Latin America. He belongs to the National System of Researchers, level I.

CONTACT

Mail: rosencrantz@flacso.edu.mx · Phone: (52 55) 3000 0200 ext: 227Download Rodrigo Salazar’ s C.V. here

Jacqueline Plascencia Roig

Jacqueline Plascencia is the Assistant Coordinator of the Flacso Mexico Methods Laboratory and the IPSA Flacso Mexico Summer School since 2019. She is responsible for the logistics and coordination of all Summer School activities.

She is a Bachelor of Administration from the Instituto Superior de Cajeme in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora.


CONTACTMail: jacqueline.plascencia@flacso.edu.mx Phone: (52 55) 3000 0200 ext: 146