CORE PROGRAM FACULTY

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Dra. Emilia Castillo Ochoa

correo emiliacastilloochoa@gmail.com

Professor – Full-time researcher (Level C) from the Department of Psychology and Communication Sciences. She has a PhD in Political Science granted by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She belongs to the National System of Researchers (SNI) in level 1 and she has been recognized with a desired candidate profile by the Teachers Professional Development Program (PRODEP). Her research projects are part of the line: Conditions, programs, and institutional policies in educational change.

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Dra. Etty Haydée Estévez Nenninger

correo ettyestevez@gmail.com

Professor – Full-time researcher (Level C) from the Department of Psychology and Communication Sciences. She has a PhD in Science with a specialty in Educational Research granted by CINVESTAV-IPN, and a Masters in Education by ITESM. She belongs to the National System of Researchers (SNI) in level 1 and she has been recognized with a desired candidate profile by the Teachers Professional Development Program (PRODEP). She’s been an associate member of the Mexican Educational Research Committee (COMIE by its name in Spanish) since 1999. Nowadays, she’s coordinator of the national program “The Academic Profession in Mexico: impact on the social dynamic based on knowledge and innovation” in collaboration with the international study “The Academic Profession in knowledge based society”. Her latest publications are “Competence Approach: Educational Problems Faced by Teachers” in 2016, and “Factor Affecting the Functionality of Postgraduate Programs in Natural Sciences and Engineering in a Northwest State in Mexico” in 2015. Her research projects are part of the line: Innovation and educational evaluation.

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Dra. Ma Guadalupe González Lizarraga

correo lupitag@sociales.uson.mx

Professor – Full-time researcher (Level C) from the Department of Psychology and Communication Sciences. She has a PhD in Education Sciences granted by the Université of Montréal (Canada). She has been recognized with a desired candidate profile by the Teachers Professional Development Program (PRODEP) and she belongs to the National System of Researchers (SNI) in level 1. Her research projects are part of the line: Innovation and educational evaluation.

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Dra. Cecilia Norzagaray Benitez

correo cecilian@psicom.uson.mx

Full-time Professor (Level A) from the Department of Psychology and Communication Sciences. She has a PhD in Education Sciences granted by the National Distance Education University (UNED). She belongs to the National System of Researchers (SNI) as a candidate and she has been recognized with a desired candidate profile by the Teachers Professional Development Program (PRODEP). Her research projects are part of the line: Innovation and educational evaluation.

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Dr. Federico Zayas Pérez

correo fzayas@psicom.uson.mx

Professor – Full-time researcher (Level C) from the Department of Psychology and Communication Sciences. He has a PhD in International Education granted by the Autonomous University of Tamaulipas (UAT). He has been recognized with a desired candidate profile by the Teachers Professional Development Program (PRODEP). His research projects are part of the line: Conditions, programs, and institutional policies in educational change.

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Dr. José Raúl Rodríguez Jiménez

correo rraul@sociales.uson.mx

Professor – Full-time researcher (Level C) from the Department of Sociology and Public Administration. He has a PhD in Education granted by the Autonomous University of Aguascalientes (UAA), and a Masters in Educational Research by the Autonomous University of Queretaro (UAQ). He belongs to the National System of Researchers (SNI) in level 2 and he has been recognized with a desired candidate profile by the Teachers Professional Development Program (PRODEP). He is also a member of the Mexican Magazine for Educational Research (RMIE) publishing committee. His latest publications are: “International Dimension of the Scholarship Program for Scholars in the University of Sonora” in 2016, and “Higher Education in Sonora at a glance. Research results” in 2015. His research projects are part of the line: Conditions, programs, and institutional policies in educational change.

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Dr. Edgar Oswaldo González Bello

correo edgar.gonzalezb@gmail.com

Full-time Professor from the Physics Department. He has a PhD in Social Sciences, and a Master in Educational Innovation, both granted by the University of Sonora. He belongs to the National System of Researchers (SNI) level 1 and he is an associate member of the Mexican Council of Educational Research (COMIE). He’s an external evaluator for the CERTIDEMS national program from ANUIES; he is also an expert reviewer for the Educational Profiles magazine. His latest publications are: “Transformations and technological innovations in public universities in Mexico. Technological innovation in the teaching processes in the scholars from  the University of Sonora” in 2016, and “Application of New Technologies in University Education” in 2015. His research projects are part of the line: Innovation and educational evaluation.

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Dr. Daniel Carlos Gutiérrez Rohán

correo dcgutier@sociales.uson.mx

Professor – Full-time researcher (Level C) from the Department of Psychology and Communication Sciences. He has a PhD in Political Science granted by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and he has been recognized with a desired candidate profile by the Teachers Professional Development Program (PRODEP). He’s done Academic Stays in the University of Manizales (Colombia) and is a member of the Latin American Network of Social Science Methodology (RedMet) Steering Committee and coordinator of the Sonora Chapter (Mexico). He is co-responsible of the research project “Construction of Subjectivities at School” (2015-2017) with the University of Manizales. His latest publications are: “Toward an epistemic-methodological agenda for teaching-learning of research, from the Latin American Network of Social Science Methodology” in 2016, and “Requirement of the method: construction of an itinerary for social research” in 2015. His research projects are part of the line: Conditions, programs, and institutional policies in educational change.

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Dr. Juan Pablo Durand Villalobos

correo duralobos@hotmail.com

Professor – Full-time researcher (Level A) from the Department of Psychology and Communication Sciences. He has a Phd in Science with  specialty in Educational Research granted by CINVESTAV-IPN, and a Masters in Educational Innovation by the University of Sonora. He won the ANUIES award for Best Masters Thesis in Higher Education in 2005. He belongs to the National System of Researchers (SNI) level 1. Nowadays, he’s a member of the Network on Internationalization and Academic and Scientific Mobility (RIMAC in Spanish). His latest publications are: “Foreign Researchers at the University of Sonora: contributions and impact on local disciplinary communities” in 2015, and “Foreign Researchers: First Approximations” in 2013. His research projects are part of the line: Conditions, programs, and institutional policies in educational change.


RELEVANT ACADEMIC PRODUCTION

ACADEMIC PRODUCTION FROM THE CORE ACADEMIC FACULTY


TIES WITH OTHER SECTORS OF SOCIETY

The Masters in Educational Innovation program acknowledges the relevance of promoting diverse ways to link and to collaborate with the educational sector, as a way to contribute with society.

Academic collaboration activities

Here’s a list of institutions where academic collaboration activities are taking place, and where one or more members of the core academic faculty are working on:

  1. University of Manizales, Colombia.
  2. National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM): Political and Social Sciences Faculty, Education and University Research Institute.
  3. University of Arts and Science of Chiapas (UNICACH).
  4. Teacher Training Institute from the State of Sonora (IFODES).
  5. Technological Institute of Sonora (ITSON).

There is an agreement or letter of intent signed among these institutions and the University of Sonora.

Participation in National and International Networks

  1. Latin American Network of Social Science Methodology (Chapters Mexico, Colombia and Argentina). Dr. Daniel Carlos Gutiérrez is a member of the REDMET’s Steering Committee; therefore, he acts as a representative of the University of Sonora.
  2. Interaction Network of Postgraduates in Higher Education, all the faculty members of the program participate as part of the Academic Faculty Network acknowledged by PRODEP. This network is formed by scholars from academic faculties affiliated to Metropolitan University AZ, Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, DIE-CINVESTAV, Universidad Veracruzana, Universidad Benemérita de Puebla and University of Sonora.
  3. Network on Internationalization and Academic and Scientific Mobility (RIMAC). Dr. Juan Pablo Durant participates in this network. The network has the objective of generating knowledge about emerging issues regarding processes of internationalization of higher education and science. It has the collaboration from other scholars from institutions such as DIE-CINVESTAV, UNAM, UAM, University of Michoacan in San Nicolás Hidalgo, all of them in Mexico, and also the Private Technical University of Loja, in Ecuador.
  4. Furthermore, an academic collaboration with an international scheme, in the framework of the project The Academic Profession in Knowledge Based Society (CAP-KS), is developed through the research project “The Academic Profession in Mexico: impact on the social dynamics based on knowledge and innovation” (APIKS). This is coordinated by Dr. Estévez in collaboration with Dr. Durand, Dr. González-Bello, plus a group of scholars from different institutions (UABC, ITSON, UNAM, UABCS and UAS), who have been building upon the project with comparative research means. It also has the collaboration of researchers from over 20 countries, including Brazil, Canada, Norway, Portugal, United States of America, Chile, Argentina, China, Malaysia, Australia, Poland, and Germany.