• Education

  • 2017 - present, PhD candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) at the Departmet of Geography and the Environment. The University of Denver (DU).

    • Advisor: Dr. Eric Boschmann
    •  Dissertation title: “Mobility of older adults in Mexico City. A mixed methods approach”
    • Awards: Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Engagement granted by the University of Denver for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 academic years, and "Becas para el Extranjero" granted by the Mexican Federal Government for students pursuing doctoral studies abroad. 

     

    2016, Master of Arts (M.A.) in Geography. The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City.

    • Advisor: Dr. Luis Chias Becerril
    • Thesis title: “Accessibility and Economic Development in the Montaña de Guerrero Region, 1990 to 2010.”
    • Awards: Two-year “National Grant for Graduate Students” from the Mexican Federal Government
    • Graduated with Honors. “Alfonso Caso Merit Medal”, 2016 Class Valedictorian. UNAM, Mexico City

     

    2015, Visiting scholar at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte).

    • Host Professor: Dr. Jean-Claude Thill
    • Host Department: Department of Geography and Earth Sciences
    • Awards: Six-month grant for “Exchange Graduate Students”, from the Mexican Federal Government
    • Courses audited: Geographic Information Science and Technology, and Quantitative Methods I: Basic Statistics and Probability

     

    2014, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Geography, the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City.

    • Advisor: Dr. Luis Chias Becerril
    • Thesis title: “A Spatial Analysis of the Traffic Accidents in the México – Tijuana Highway Corridor in 2008”
    • Awards: Six-month “Thesis Grant for Outstanding Undergraduate Students”. One-year “Maria Teresa Gutiérrez de MacGregor Thesis Grant” and six-month “Introduction to Research Grant”, from the National Autonomous University of Mexico
    • Graduated with Honors
  • Other honors and awards

    • March, 2020 - Graduate Education Dissertation Fellowship for the 2019-20 academic year. University of Denver
    • October, 2019 - “Antonio Caso Academic Merit Medal”, for being selected as the Class Valedictorian of my Master’s program. UNAM, Mexico City
    • February, 2018 - Student Travel Award. American Association of Geographers. Transport Geography Specialty Group
    • December, 2014 - “Gabino Barreda Academic Merit Medal”, for being selected as the Class Valedictorian of my undergraduate program. UNAM,  Mexico City
  • Professional affiliations

    • American Association of Geographers
      • Student board member of the Transportation Geography Specialty Group (2019-present)
    • Network on European Communications and Transport Activities Research. NECTAR Cluster 6. Accessibility
    • American Geographical Society 
  • Research interests

    • Transport Geography
    • Urban Geography
    • Mobilities of older adults
    • Mixed methods approaches

This portfolio last updated: 09-Jul-2020 11:42 AM