Celia del Palacio Montiel

Celia del Palacio Montiel

Celia del Palacio Montiel

PhD in History by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Member of the Nacional System of Researchers lever 3 and of the Academia Nacional Autónoma de México, as well as the PEN México. She has been dedicated to the press study and journalism in regions of México for over thirty years, in addition to relations between fiction and history. Has been visiting researcher in national and foreign universities. In 2021 was fellow member of the Centro Maria Sibylla Merian de Estudios Latinoamericanos Avanzados (CALAS) based in la Universidad de Guadalajara, in order to complete her investigation about border journalists in contexts of precariousness in Latin America. The most recent academic work as single autor is Callar o morir en Veracruz. Violencia y medios de comunicación en el sexenio de Javier Duarte (2018). Is also remarkable her role as book Publisher in the book Porque la lucha por un hijo no termina… Testimonios de las madres del Colectivo de Familias de Desaparecidos Orizaba-Córdoba (2020). Her work for the visibility of women in history is known through her historical novels: No me alcanzará la vida, Leona, Las Mujeres de la Tormenta, Hollywood era el cielo: Biografía novelada de Lupe Vélez y El camino del Fuego, as well one book with stories about the women who participated in the independency war: Adictas a la Insurgencia. Nowadays is coordinator of the Observatorio de Libertad de Expresión y Violencia contra Periodistas of the Universidad de Guadalajara. Was cofounder of the Centro de Estudios de la Cultura y la Comunicación de la Universidad Veracruzana (2011-2018).