Aimée Vega Montiel

Aimée Vega Montiel

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Aimée Vega Montiel is Researcher at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Center of Interdisciplinary Research in Sciences and Humanities. She earned her Ph.D. in Journalism and Communication Studies from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She is currently Vice-President of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR). She has been President of the Mexican Association of Communication Researchers (AMIC) and Director of the Mexican Association of the Right to Information (AMEDI).

She is a specialist in feminism and communication studies and she is particularly interested in women’s human rights, media and communication, and has published peer-reviewed articles and 8 single-authored/co-edited books. She is currently preparing two books as author: Media and Violence of Gender and Access and Participation of Women in Media Industries.

Read the abstract of the paper Professor Hobbs presented for STI's What Society Needs from Media in the Age of Digital Communication meeting.