avatar for Amaranta Cornejo Hernandez

Amaranta Cornejo Hernandez

Amaranta Cornejo Hernandez is an interdisciplinary scholar and feminist activist, whose work revolves around  gender, feminism theory, radical communication and social emotions. She holds a PhD in Latin-American Studies (2013) by UNAM and an MA  in Rural Development (2004) by the Metropolitan Autonomous University (UAM- Xochimilco). She is a member of the National System of Researchers, level I. Since 2014, she is a CONACYT scholar  ascribed to CESMECA through the “Women’s access to land, use and usufruct of the land in Chiapas” project. She is a Member of the Mexican Network on Science,Technology and Gender; the Research Network on Sociocultural and Emotional Studies Research ; and CLACSO’s Research Group in Emancipatory  Feminist Economics.  Her work experience outside academia includes the development of productive projects with indigenous Zapatista women, as well as administering and fundraising for communicative projects with  Zapatista communities. In Naples, Italy she worked as cultural mediator. From 2008 through 2013 she worked with the virtual magazine Desinformemonos. 

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, July 28