Natalia Saltalamacchia Ziccardi is professor at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) since 2004 and is currently on leave to carry out her duty as General Director of the Matías Romero Institute, the Diplomatic Academy at the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She was Director of the Undergraduate Program of International Relations, as well as of the Center for Inter-American Studies and Programs (Centro de Estudios y Programas Interamericanos, CEPI) at said Institute. She is member of the National System of Researchers of Mexico (Sistema Nacional de Investigadores, SNI), as researcher level 1.
She holds a Ph.D. on Contemporary Latin America from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, a Master’s Degree on International Affairs from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor’s Degree on International Relations from ITAM.
Her most recent books are: México y el Multilaterlaismo del Siglo XXI coordinated with Olga Pellicer and Guadalupe González, and Los Derechos Humanos en la Política Exterior: seis casos latinoamericanos, coedited with Ana Covarrubias. She has collaborated with articles for academic journals and chapters for books on various topics regarding: human rights in international politics, regionalism and multilateralism. Furthermore, she has published articles in many newspaper and other journals.
Since 2006 she has been Associate Editor of Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica as well as member of the Editorial Board of Revista Estudios (ITAM). In addition, she was part of the Reforma’s Research Editorial Board, a national newspaper. Moreover, she has been part of several evaluation committees, from which the following stand out: the Foreign Service promotion board, the committee for the Adrián Lajous thesis prize at El Colegio de México, and the Advisory Board of the Historical Diplomatic Archives of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She is currently a member of the Mexican Council on Foreign Affairs (COMEXI).
She has participated in congresses, seminars and conferences in cities such as Toronto, Washington DC, Sao Paulo and London; among other institutions, at ITAM, COLMEX, UNAM, London School of Economics (LSE) and the University of Minnesota. Besides, she has lectured at the Instituto Matias Romero and at the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Topics of Interest
- Mexican Foreign Policy
- Human Rights in the International System
- International Relations of Latin America