Executive Committee 2010-2014
Vice-President, Programme

Raquel Sosa

BA in Sociology, Master in Latin American Studies, PhD in History. Full-time Professor of Latin American Studies Center, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, since 1976. Former President of the Latin American Sociological Association, and organizer of its Twentieth Congress in Mexico, which was attended by more than ten thousand sociologists. Member of the Executive Committee of the International Sociological Association from 2002 to 2006; member of the Program Committee of the Association from 1998 to 2002 and from 2002 to 2006. Election of the ISA officers 2010-2014 13
Secretary of Social Development (2000-2005) and Secretary of Culture (2005-2006) of the Mexico City Government. 116 regular undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered. More than two hundred conferences and courses in universities all over the world.

Recent publications
“Critical thinking and alternative processing in Latin America.” Convergence Magazine, Faculty of Political and Social Sciences at the Autonomous University of Mexico State, Year 16 no. 51, September-December 2009.
“Education in our Constitutions: from the struggles of the past to hope for the future.” XXIX Jornadas de Historia de Occidente, Mexico and their constitutions: conflicting views. Centro de Estudios Históricos de la Revolución Mexicana Lázaro Cárdenas, October 2008.
“The frustrated transition in Mexico,” in Fondation Gérard Pierre Charles, Actes du Colloque: Dynamique de la construction démocratique en Amérique Latine et dans la Caraibe in Haiti, 2008.

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