Juan Carlos Barrón Pastor, Ph.D.

Professor Barrón received his doctorate in philosophy and his master’s in development studies from the University of East Anglia School of International Development (DEV-UEA) (United Kingdom). He attended the University of London’s Critical Theory Summer School in the United Kingdom and a diploma course on International Relations in North America, at the UNAM. He received his bachelor’s in business administration from the UNAM School of Accounting and Business Administration. He is a candidate for Conacyt national researcher, and currently heads the project “Mass Media in North America: Mexico in the U.S. and Canadian Social Imaginary” in the CISAN’s Strategic Studies Area.

Professor Barron teaches and acts as a thesis advisor at the UNAM Schools of Accounting and Business Administration and Political and Social Sciences. He also participates in several UNAM graduate programs at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and the Humanities and the Institute for Research on the University and Education. He is part of the coordinating team of the Research Committee on Social-cybernetics of the International Sociological Association; he is the international coordinator of the line of research on violence for the University of Coahuila and the UNAM’s doctorate in sciences and the humanities for interdisciplinary development; and he is an active participant in the Seminar on Complexity hosted by the Research Division of the UNAM School of Accounting and Business Administration.

He has authored and co-authored books, book chapters, academic articles, and articles for broader circulation nationally and internationally on issues of complexity, violence, the media, critical theory, and education.

Main lines of research:

    ● Análisis estratégico del sistema mediático y ciberespacio en América del Norte
    ● Sociocibernética crítica, interacción social transnacional en plataformas digitales


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