DR. FÁTIMA FLORES PALACIOS


Education:

  • 1993 – Doctorate in Psychology, Autonomous University of Madrid.
  • 1993 – Training in Psychoanalysis, Universidad de Comillas.
  • 1988 – Specialty in Mental Health, Mexican Institute of Psychiatry.
  • 1986 – Bachelor in Social Psychology, National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Academic appointments:

  • Full-Time Definitive Professor “C” at the Peninsular Center for Humanities and Social Sciences at UNAM, Mérida, Yucatán.
  • National System of Researchers, Level I.
  • Tutor of the Unique Doctorate Program of the Faculty of Psychology and of the Master and Doctorate Program in Medical and Health Sciences of the Faculty of Medicine. UNAM; from the Postgraduate Program in Latin American Studies from the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters and recently from the Postgraduate Program in Mesoamerican Studies.
  • Professor at the International Program of the U. de Èvora, Portugal, and the Laboratory of Social Psychology in Paris, France.
  • Judging Arbitrator of the National Council of Science and Technology.
  • Member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences.

Featured projects:

  • Founder of the First Center for Women’s Studies (CEM) at UNAM.
  • Awarded the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Award (2014).
  • Research stay at the invitation of Dr. S. Moscovici and Jodelet, D. in recognition of the theoretical contributions to the Theory of Social Representations and gender. Maison des Sciences de L’Homme; European Laboratory of Social Psychology (LEPS) Paris 2005.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • [Mental health of undocumented migrants in transit at the southern border of Mexico]. Temores-Alcántara G, Infante C, Caballero M, Flores-Palacios F, Santillanes-Allande N. Salud Publica Mex. 2015 May-Jun;57(3):227-33.
  • [Social representation of AIDS among students of Mexico City]. Flores-Palacios F, Leyva-Flores R. Salud Publica Mex. 2003;45 Supp 5:S624-31.
  • Is eating science or common sense? Knowledge about “natural foods” among self-identified “natural food” consumers, vendors and producers in rural and urban Mexico. Kooijmans A, Flores-Palacios F. Appetite. 2014 Oct;81:37-43.
  • Representación social de la feminidad y maculinidad en un grupo de profesionales de la salud mental. Revista Mexicana de Psicología. Flores-Palacios, F. Vol. 6 1997. México.
  • Representación social, feminismo y vida cotidiana en la Psicología Social en México. Flores-Palacios, F. Vol. l Asociación Mexicana de Psicología Social. AMEPSO. Tlaxcala 1986.
  • Algunas consideraciones teóricas para el análisis de la problemática de género femenino. Flores-Palacios, F. En Foro Universitario. N°7/8. Año Vll.
  • Particularidades como mujeres. Flores-Palacios, F.  En Revista Universidad de Querétaro. 1986.