René Torres-Ruiz, with a PhD
in political science from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, s a full-time
research professor at the Iberoamericana University’s Department of Social and
Political Sciences. His main areas of research are:democracy and citizenship; political
change, participation, social movements; political parties and electoral
systems. Recent publications include Surcando
la democracia: México y sus realidades (2015) Mexico City: Colección Argumentos, número 275.