(Mexico, 1963) She is a professor of Political Science at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónoma de México (ITAM). She earned her degree in International Relations at Colegio Mayor de México and her PhD in Political Science at Princeton University. In 2010 she won the National Journalism Prize with the article Carta abierta a Carlos Slim (2009), She is the author of Neopopulist Solutions to Neoliberal Problems: Mexico's National Solidarity Program as well as many other articles about contemporary Mexican politics and Mexico-USA relations. She has been a guest researcher at various research centers and visiting lecturer at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Georgetown. She has been a Human Rights Counselor at the Federal District of Mexico. In 2015 she was condecorated with the Legion of Honour by the French Embassy. She has collaborated with the media in Mexico and abroad and is currently a columnist at Proceso magazine and Reforma newspaper. Alongside novelist Jorge Volpi, she wrote México: lo que todo ciudadano quisiera (no) saber de su patria (2006). In 2018 she published her new book Manifiesto Mexicano. Cómo perdimos el rumbo y cómo lo recuperamos, an analysis of the years disenchantment and a map of guidance to get back on the right track.