Summary: Relational sociology, Mediterranean studies, Prosopography, Norman kingdom of Sicily
I am originally from Guadalajara, México. I received my Licentiate (5-year
My interests lie in the intersection of relational and political sociology, medieval history, and digital humanities. I
My current research focuses on the Norman kingdom of Sicily, and the composition and structure of its aristocracies. My doctoral thesis is a study of the Hauteville kings relationships with their nobles and functionaries, especially within the context of the territorial leaderships in the mainland counties.
I have worked under the supervision of Professor Omar Guerrero, Dr. Julio Bracho, and Dr. Niels Gaul.
My current supervisor is Professor Graham A. Loud.
The Uncharted Networks of a Chartered Territory', (Network analysis and complexity theory in historical and archaeological research. Proceedings of the Entangled Worlds conference, Vienna, 2016. Series of the Austrian Archaeological Institute.) FORTHCOMING.
Social Network Analysis and Narrative Structures, (Intersticios, El Colegio de Jalisco, vol. 4) FORTHCOMING
Political Manoeuvring in the Norman Kingdom of Sicily, (WRoCAH Student Journal for the Arts and Humanities, Issue 2, pp.63-73.) 2016
The Re-Arrangement of the Nobility Under the Hauteville Monarchy, (Ex Historia, University of Exeter, Volume VIII, pp.58-90.) 2016
Social Positions in the Liber de Regno
Modernidad Política en la Edad Media, (Ágora, El Colegio de México, Volume VI, pp.2-12.) 2009
I have taught on the following undergraduate modules:
- Public Administration Theory I & II (Level 1)
- General Theory of the State (Level 2)
- Global History I & II (Level 1)
- Economics (Level 3)
- Primary Sources for the Historian (Level 1)
- Historiography and Historical Skills (Level 1)
- The Norman Kingdom of Sicily (Level 3)
- Practical Language Skills in Spanish (Level 1)
For further information, please see my academia.edu page.