PAEZ DE LA TORRE AVELLANEDA, SONIA

Investigadora Posdoctoral. Universidad de Girona.
Comunication Department
Investigadora Visitante Universidad Pompeu Fabra

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International PhD in Education (2020), Cum Laude mention, from the University of Girona (Spain), exploring the empowerment process of young people from Latin American Southern Cone based on their migration experiences in Catalonia (FI-AGAUR). M.S. in Youth and Society (2014) by the 6 public universities of Catalonia, researching contemporary social, youth and student movements. Special training as “Social Psychologist” (2010/2012); and as “Street Worker” (Intensive Program Erasmus International Plus, Leeds Metropolitan University, 2013/2014). She is Bachelor of Arts from the National University of Tucumán (Argentina, 2010), for her thesis she analyzed the production of stories written by Tucuman children from a sociocultural perspective (CIUNT Scholarship). She has been a teacher at secondary, tertiary and university level; and she has also worked at non-formal education. She collaborated in various research teams, carried out international research stays, and has several publications. On the 2021 she has been hired by the JOVIS.com (Research Group on Youth and Society) at the Pompeu Fabra University, Communication Department. Currently she is a Postdoctoral Researcher with a Margarita Salas Fellowship as a member of the LIBERI (Childhood, Youth and Community Research Group) of the University of Girona and is carrying out her research stay in the JOVIS.com UPF team. Her scientific interests are based on interdisciplinarity, and they are linked to youth, immigration, education, social inequalities, empowerment, communication technologies, gender, and motherhood from qualitative and audiovisual methodological approaches. At the LEBAN Project she is Community Manager and colaborte with the WP2.