Loreto Montero




Loreto Montero is a second-year student of the Ph.D. in Communication at the University of California, San Diego, and Fulbright grantee. She is a journalist and Master in History and Theory of Art of the University of Chile. Her thesis on Chilean Cinema was awarded the first place in the contest "Do your thesis in culture" 2013 from the Council of Culture and Arts from the Chilean Government. She has worked as a journalist in Non-Governmental organizations related to the right of communication of indigenous peoples and sexual diversity. She also has experience in research about social movements on education and education policy, and the role of images and audiovisual representations in the conception of public space and the recent history in Chile. Her current research interest is the relationship between media images and collective memory about the last decade in Chilean society.