1995: Degree in Social Science. Colegio de México, Instituto de Estudios de Integración Europea, Programa Estudios de Integración Europea. Scholarship granted by the European Union, UE.

1985: PhD in Sociology (specialization in “Information Science and Communication”). Paris VII University – Jussieu. Advisor: Prof. Armand Mattelart. Scholarships granted by the French Government and the IDRC (Otawa, Canada). Topic: Alternative Television in Bolivia.

1978: MA in Science in Information and Communication. Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales – Paris. Advisor: Prof.. Eliseo Veron.

1976: Degree in Communication. CIESPAL (International Centre for Communication for Latin America, Quito, Ecuador) Scholarship granted by the Organization of American States, OAS. Topic: Government policy communication.

1975: BA in Information Science and Communication. Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Facultad de Derecho y Ciencias Sociale (Argentina).

Teaching Experience

1975 – 1977: Professor. Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (La Paz, Bolivia)

1986 – 1990: Lecturer. University of Technology of Compiègne (France).

1990-2012: Assistant Professor. University of Technology of Compiegne (France). Department of Technology and Humanities.

1996: Lecturer. Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar (University of the countries of the Andean Community of Nations in Sucre, Bolivia).

1997-1999. Lecturer, Universidad S. F. Xavier (Sucre, Bolivia)

1998. Visiting Professor. Universidad Mayor de San Simón (Cochabamba, Bolivia).  MA in Social and Political Sciences Communicaion.

1998. Visiting professor. Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (La Paz headquarters, Bolivia). MA in Communication and Development.

1999-2000. Academic coordination. Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (Sucre, Bolivia). Academic coordination of the MA in Educational Communication and Technology with the Latin American Institute for Communication for Education (ILCE, international organization with headquarters in Mexico. ilce@ilce.edu.mx)

2000. Academic coordination. Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (Sucre, Bolivia). Coordination of Academic Degree in “Uso of Nuevas Tecnologías y su aplicación in the Educación a Distancia.” With the ILCE and Universidad de La Salle (Mexico, ilce@ilce.edu.mx)

Research Experience

1980: UNDP (United Nations). The role of communication in integrated rural development (IRD). La Paz (Bolivia)

1982: IDRC (International Development Research Center).Otawa, Canada. Evaluation of radio systems of education ALER: Asociación Latinoamericana de Educación Radiofonica).

1986: UNESCO (Paris) Women of the South and the role of new communication technologies.

1994-95 Evaluation of the media (radio and press) used by the center of the Women of the popular sectors “Azurduy Juana de Padilla” – Sugar – (Bolivia).

1995: Project “Monitoreo of Nuevas Tecnologías” (European Union and Universidad Andina S. Bolívar). “The industrial sector of Bolivia and the role of science and technology information.”

1995-1996: Universidad Andina, PROAGRO (NGOs) and Dutch cooperation: “ciudad y-Migracióncampo nutrición. Implicaciones Sus en el desarrollo de Chuquisaca”

1997: “The programs on technology on French television for 94 years.” COSTECH. University of Technology Conmpiègne

Contract: RFI Radio France Internationale RFI Studies Department. “Results of the qualitative study on the expectations of listeners listening Bolivian about Radio Paris-La Paz

Current research

Radio and audience participation. Premises and theoretical precepts in force in the case of participatory radio in Latin America between 1950 and 1980.

Radio and audience participation today. Digital radio: changes in content and purpose

Software applications in web radio broadcasts of knowledge of science (popular science)

International Conference Presentation

“A Radio France International relay station in La Paz and Its listeners expectations: Thoughts on the concept of Objectivity.” University of Siena. International summer school on the radio. GRER (group of research and study on radio and IREN (Article in a book (refereed)

“Apuntes sobre la objetividad Radiofonica. El caso de Radio Paris-La Paz, estación de enlace de Radio France Internacionale in Bolivia “Seville (Andalusia, Spain) A publication in February 2005 on DVD with an ISBN number in the form of collective work together will be published by the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme d’Aquitaine and GRER) in late 2006 Article a book (refereed)

“Radio France Internationale: Acotaciones Historica y perspectivas Tendencias actuals”. Internacionales Days on radio and television “will Escúchame Mirame” in January 2006 Bilbao (Euskadi) Spain Journalism Department of the University of the Basque Country, Vice Rector of the Campus of Biscay (UPV / EHU), the GRER (Group of Studies and Research on the radio) and the IREN (International Radio Research Network) (collective work, peer-reviewed publication Article to be published late 2006 in a book (refereed)

“Shedding light on theories and precepts of the founders of community radio in Latin America.” International Symposium “broadcasting at the turn of centuries” Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 and GRER May 2006 (with others, peer-reviewed publication forthcoming 2007) 1976: INACODE Project (National Institute for Communication and Development). La Paz (Bolivia). Director: Luis Ramiro Beltrán and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC ), a corporation created by the Parliament of Canada in 1970 to help developing countries.

Selected Publications (2007-2012)

i) “Radio France Internationale: Tendencias actuals will construcción of a espacio público leveled internacional” in “Transformación radio to television in Europe” Carmen Peñafiel Saiz compilation (Servicio Editorial de la Universidad del País Vasco 2007) ISBN 978-84-0860-003-2 from the International Workshop on Radio and Television “Escúchame Mirame y” in January 2006 Bilbao (Euskadi) Spain Department of Journalism at the University of the Basque Country, Vice Rector of the Campus of Biscay (UPV / EHU), the GRER (Group of Studies and Research on the radio) and the IREN (International Radio Research Network)

ii) “A perspective of the theories and precepts of the founders of community radio in Latin America” ​​in “broadcasting at the turn of centuries” Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3. 2008 ISBN :978-2-916377-66-7

iii) “The auditor involved: participatory radio stations in Latin America” ​​in “Radio: word, words to be” reviewed Médiamorphoses No. 23. INA Armand Colin ISBN: 978-2200-92418-8 June 2008

vi) “The History of Women in the Western world” in the French public radio broadcasting service “in” Communication Policies and Culture in Europe “(ECRE) European Communication Research and Education Association

ISBN :978-84-490-2570-6


v) “Social communication in Latin America: selected writings of Luis Ramiro Beltran” writing the preface to this book to be published by Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux (PUB)

vi) In press: “Participatory communication in the Latin American  School of Communication”: 1950-80s a special issue of the Brazilian magazine Revista de Economia Politica Tecnologias das da da Informação e Comunicação – Eptica (Economia Politica e das Tecnologias da da Informação Comunicação On Line, (ISSN 1518-2487 publication of the Observatorio de Economia e Comunicação (Obscom) of the Federal University of Sergipe (UFS), Brazil.