Honorary Research Fellow - Andira Hernandez Monzoy
Andira Hernandez Monzoy, BA (CIDE), MA, MPhil (Yale University)
Andira is a PhD Candidate in Political Science at Yale University. Before joining the Politics Department at Sheffield, she worked as a lecturer in the Political Science Department of the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Spain).
Her dissertation project explores the implementation of domestic violence laws by local governments in Mexico. Her studies and research have been funded by grants from the Fulbright-Garcia Robles Fellowship Program; the Regional Program for Graduate Studies in Social Sciences (Ford-Hewlett-MacArthur Foundations); and the McMillan Center for International and Area Studies (Yale University).
She has been a consultant for the United Nations Development Program in Mexico on domestic violence and gender-sensitive budgets. Her general areas of interests are policy-making on gender issues; women’s political representation; women’s movements in new democracies; and comparative politics in Latin America.