PhD Project:

Understanding the embodiment of feminism among Chilean women

Given the central role of the body in women’s subordination and its significance in the ongoing political struggle for women’s, aiming to improve their conditions and rights it becomes fundamental to examine how women’s corporeal practices can serve as means for challenging dominant feminine ideals and dismantling patriarchal control, but also how they can sometimes reflect compliance with the traditional social construction of gender and patriarchal norms.

Research Interests:

  • Feminist Theory and Philosophy
  • Women’s Studies
  • Sociology of the Body
  • Social Movements


  • Master (MA) in Sociology. The University of Sheffield, England, 2015-2017.

  • Bachelor of Sociology (Honours), Universidad de Concepción, Chile, 2005-2010.

Awards and Scholarships:

  • The University of Queensland, Madeleine Taylor scholarship (2023).

  • Agencia Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo de Chile (ANID), Chile (2020).

Scholarship to pursue doctoral studies. The University of Queensland, Australia.

  • Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (CONICYT), Chile (2015).

Scholarship to pursue a master’s degree. The University of Sheffield Sheffield, England.

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chile (2009).

Research Internship. Università Degli Studi di Palermo, Italy.