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Comité científico nacional

Ana Cecilia Escalante Herrera

Member of the Scientific Commission of the VII International Colloquium of Masculinities (San José, Costa Rica 4-9 August 2919). Sociologist and Public Administrator. Professor Emerita of the School of Sociology of the University of Costa Rica. Specialist in Gender Equality, Human Rights, Cultural Diversity and Sustainable Development.

Mauricio Menjívar Ochoa

Member of the Scientific Committee of the VII International Colloquium of Studies on Men and Masculinities (San José, Costa Rica, August 2019) Doctor in History. Professor at the University of Costa Rica. In this University he is a professor, researcher and sub-director of the School of General Studies, as well as a professor and member of the Academic Council of the Postgraduate in Studies of Women, Gender and Sexualities. Currently, his main line of research is the relationship between masculinity, race and class in the Caribbean of Costa Rica at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th.

Pablo González Hernández

Member of the Scientific Commission of the VII International Colloquium of Masculinities (San José, Costa Rica 4-9 August 2019) Clinical and Forensic Psychologist. Co-founder and official of the WEM Institute. With work experience and publications on the subject of offenders of domestic violence and sexual aggressors with an approach to the analysis of masculinity. Professor in several masters in the System of Postgraduate Studies UNED on the subject of Violence and the Assessment of Irrigation and the Prediction of Violence.

Esteban Navarro Díaz

Coordinator of the Scientific Commission, is a professor of clinical psychology at the Univerisidad de Costa Rica and is part of the Wëm Institute of Costa Rica.
He has done interventions and research with groups of men on issues of attachment, grief, relationships and sexuality

Jose Manuel Salas

Former Director and Professor Emeritus, School of Psychology, University of Costa Rica, Former Director of the University Community Work Section, University of Costa Rica, Founding Member and Former Director of the Costa Rican Institute of Masculinity W InstitutoM Institute, Member of the Advisory Committee of the College of Professionals in Psychology of Costa Rica, Researcher of several topics related to masculinity, among others: intrafamily violence, labor sexual harassment, commercial sexual exploitation, of which he has published in books and magazines.

Andrés Castillo Vargas

Costa Rican. Doctor in Social Sciences and Communication from the University of Salamanca, Spain. Master in Social Studies of Science and Technology with a major in Science Communication from the University of Salamanca, Spain. Master in Study of Social and Family Violence at the State University at Distance (UNED / Costa Rica). Degree in Psychology from the University of Costa Rica.