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Yazmin Morlet Corti

Yazmin Morlet Corti
Yazmin Morlet Corti
Edinburgh UK
Research Interests
Privacy, online privacy, Cyberspace as political space, Political Culture, policy prefrences, public policy, Comparative Politics, Big Data Analytics, big data, Science and technology, data protection, behaviour, attitudes, Quantitative Analysis

Yazmin is a data lover, online privacy advocate. An old Macintosh LC from 1993 encouraged her interest in computing.

Yazmin is a PhD candidate in Politics currently working on user behaviour and data protection. She also holds an MA in Political Science with a track in Electoral Politics by Central European University and a BA in Communication Sciences with a specialty in Political Communication from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. Yazmin has been head of research for Communication sciences at UNAM, and worked in several political campaigns in Mexico. She has undergone both qualitative and quantitative research.  Her main research interests include: privacy, technology studies, Big Data, political culture and comparative politics.





  • CONACYT full scholarship 2016- 
  • CEU scholarship. Budapest, Hungary
  • Full scholarship awarded by DGCI to study at the University of Wisconsin.   
  • Honors in BA thesis.


Head of Research, Department of CommunicationUniversidad Nacional Autonoma de México. Faculty of Political and Social Sciences. . Apr. 2014 - Sep 2016   

Lecturer Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Faculty of Political and Social Sciences.   Aug. 2013 - Sep 2016.  -

Course 1: Political Communication Strategies. 7th semester students. Communication Sciences BA, UNAM.

Course 2 Information Analysis and Ideological Discourse. 8th semester students. Communication Sciences BA, UNAM.

Associate Researcher. Laboratory on Digital Communication. UNAM. Faculty of Political and Social Sciences.  April. 2015 - Sep 2016  

 Associate Researcher.  Interdisciplinary Seminar on Communication and Information. UNAM. Faculty of Political and Social Sciences.   Aug. 2013 - Sep 2016                 



MA THESIS: "Speech Choices Mexico City 2012". Central European University. Jun. 2013.


(Morlet Corti, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017; Morlet Corti, Martinez Torreblanca, & Garcia, 2016)


  • Connected life Confrence, Oxford June 2017. Poster presentation "Mexico data protection attitudes". 
  • Turing Talks, Edinburgh june 2017. Data Protection Attitudes: Comparative Study of Europe and Latin America
  • AMIC  "Communication and democratic crisis in Mexico".  Presentation "Data protection a mixed public policy model in Mexico". 2017 20 to 21st of April 2017, Guanajuato, Mexico.
  • “Pararel activitiy to the exposition “Gravity”. Between ambiguety and communication”. May 26th, 2016. Sala Lumiére. Casa del Lago, Mexico City.  
  • “Foro #PlenoCiudadano”. November 12th 2015. Auditorio Flores Magón, Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales. UNAM. Mexico City
  • “Internet Sociedad y política” November 3rd 2015. Sala Lucio Mendieta y Núñez Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales. UNAM, Mexico City.
  •  Speech Choices in Mexico City “III Iberoamerican Culture and Speech Conference”.October 5th 2015. Institute of Social Research, UNAM. Mexico City
  •  “Política de comunicación de SEGOB, estudio de caso”. Asociación Mexicana de Investigadores en Comunicación (AMIC), 4th of june 2015. Querétaro, Mexico.
  • Community Communication. International Association for Media and Communication Research “Internet as a catalyzer for civic and political involvement: Evidence from US and Europe”.  June 2013. Dublin, Ireland,