Inmaculada Postigo Gómez
Department of Audiovisual Communication and Advertising
Professor at the School of Communication Sciences of the University of Málaga. PhD in Communication and Master in New Information and Communication Technologies. Former coordinator of the interuniversity PhD degree programme in “New communication technologies” of the Department of Audiovisual Communication and Advertising of the University of Málaga.
Her research work includes the analysis of discursive productions from a critical perspective. Research fellow at the University of Valle de Atemajac (Mexico), Universidad Mayor and University of Viña del Mar (Chile), Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (Argentina), University of Salzburg (Austria), Università di Lingue e Comunicazione-Milano (Italy), The Hague University (Netherlands), International Centre for Advanced Studies for Latin America -CIESPAL- (Ecuador)
Former director of the Observatory of the informative treatment of gender-based violence with emphasis on ethnic/cultural identity, and of the research project of excellence of the Government of Andalusia. Researcher in various research and cooperation projects, such as “New information and communication technologies as facilitators of rural educational development: analysis and evaluation of their effectiveness”, in Ecuador; “Quality of the higher education systems of Spain and Costa Rica: comparison and improvement”, in Costa Rica; “Participation and development of communities through agricultural cooperatives. Evaluation of projects based on popular organisations”, in Bolivia; “Gender-based Violence: Communicative strategies and practices for the empowerment of women”, in Guatemala.
Since 2009, she has directed various projects of cooperation and development in Bolivia, working very closely with the CIDES of the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (La Paz), whose general objectives are focused on communication as a tool for the empowerment of women and the fight against violence against women.