Erick Adrian Paz González


PhD student in Sociology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). PhD student
in Political and Social Sciences, Communication, at the National Autonomous University
of Mexico (UNAM). Master in Social Sciences (FLACSO-Mexico). Bachelor in
Communication Sciences (UNAM) and studies in Literary Creation (UACM). Co-
coordinator of “Religions and society. Tensions, diversities and mobilizations in debate”
(2023-2025) working group by the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO).
Member of Intersecciones de lo Religioso, A.C. (SEMIR). His research is based on the
religious element in pro-life and conservative discourse, mainly on the sociodigital area;
supervised by Mar Griera (UAB) and Gilberto Giménez (UNAM).


Contributions

Coordinated books:

Paz-González, E.A. & R.J. Espino-Reyes, coords. (2023). Between crosses and protests.
On religious research in Central America and Southern Mexico. Seminario de
Intersecciones de lo Religioso / Red Centroamericana de Investigadores del
Fenómeno Religioso.
___. & D.E. Vilchis-Carrillo, coords. (2022). Care for the Lord’s vineyard. On the social
dimension of the churches. Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México.

Articles:

___. (2022). “Abortion, Gender, Communism, and God: The Pro-Life Fight of Young
Leaders on Social Media”. Temas sociológicos, 30.
https://doi.org/10.29344/07196458.30.3159
___. (2020). “Cultural re-signification in childhood. The summer courses at 'Casa del
Éxodo’”. Repositorio del Observatorio Latinoamericano de Gestión Cultural.
https://observatoriocultural.udgvirtual.udg.mx/repositorio/handle/123456789/981
___. (2019). “Christianity and youth. Between discourse and society”. La Cuestión Social
27(4).

Chapters:

___, (2023). “Migration and churches. Official discourses from Mexico and Central
America”, en E.A. Paz-González & R.J. Espino-Reyes. Between crosses and
protests. On religious research in Central America and Southern Mexico. Seminario de Intersecciones de lo Religioso / Red Centroamericana de Investigadores del
Fenómeno Religioso.
___, D.E. Vilchis-Carrillo & A. Hawley-Suárez. (2023). “Secularization as an analytical
key to understand some discussions about sexual diversity”, en V. Romero-García
& M.O. Molina-Fuentes, El principio de la laicidad como base de las discusiones
sobre género y sexualidad. IIJ-UNAM.
___. (2022). “It’s an imposed Amazonia’: the synod from a religious point of view”. El
fenómeno religioso meditado al alero de la pandemia. Sociedad Chilena de
Ciencias de las Religiones.
___, (2022). “Formation of post-conciliar churches: origin and decline of the Sistema
Integral de la Nueva Evangelización (SINE), Mexico”, en E.A. Paz-González &
D.E. Vilchis-Carrillo. Care for the Lord’s vineyard. On the social dimension of the
churches. Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México.
___. (2021). “Evangelicals and Politics: A Position of Enunciation”. En J. A. Hidalgo-
Toledo, Dimensiones de lo público y lo político en la segunda alternancia
democrática (Vol. 3). Asociación Mexicana de Investigadores en Comunicación /
Ria.
___. (2020). “Forming community identity. The case of ‘Casa del Éxodo’, CDMX”. En E.
Carballido & S. Martínez, La naturaleza intercultural de la comunicación.
Elementum / Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas.


Areas of interest

- Religious discourses

 – Conservatisms in Latin America

 – Participatory action research


Teaching

 “Communication Planning”;. Subject of the BA in Communication and Culture,
Autonomous University of Mexico City (UACM). Courses 2020 and 2021.
 “Cultural Management and Communication“;. Subject of the BA in Communication
and Culture, UACM. Course 2021.
 “Systemic Approaches in Communication“;. Subject of the BA in Communication
and Culture, UACM. Course 2021.
 “Research Seminar I“;. Subject of the MA in Christian Social Thought, Lumen
Gentium Catholic University (UCLG). Courses 2021, 2022 and 2023.
 “Community Psychology“;. Subject of the BA in Psychology, UCLG. Courses 2020,
2021 and 2022.
 “Psychology of Religion“;. Subject of the BA in Psychology, UCLG. Course 2021.
 “Human communication“. Module of the Diploma in psychopedagogy, UCLG.
Course 2020 and 2021.


Activities

Relevant journalistic work

  • 2022, noviembre 2. “The ‘pan de muerto’ that conquered Barcelona”, El Universal.
    Disponible en: https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/mundo/el-pan-de-muerto-que-
    conquisto-barcelona
  • 2022, enero 01. “The southern colonies where there were large Olivos orchards”, El
    Universal. Disponible en: https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/opinion/mochilazo-en-
    el-tiempo/las-colonias-del-sur-donde-hubo-grandes-huertas-de-olivos
    2021, diciembre 18. “The Carmelite orchards in San Ángel”, El Universal. Disponible en:
    https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/opinion/mochilazo-en-el-tiempo/las-huertas-
    carmelitas-que-habia-en-san-angel
  • 2021, octubre 30. “Ashes and sesame seeds for kneading ‘pan de muerto’”, El Universal.
    Disponible en: https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/metropoli/cenizas-y-ajonjoli-para-
    amasar-el-pan-de-muerto
  • 2021, junio 19. “The mancerinas, vice-regal guardians of chocolate”, El Universal.
    Disponible en: https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/opinion/mochilazo-en-el-
    tiempo/las-mancerinas-guardianas-virreinales-del-chocolate
  • 2021, abril 02. “Culinary traditions inherited from Lent”, El Universal. Disponible en:
    https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/opinion/mochilazo-en-el-tiempo/tradiciones-
    culinarias-que-nos-ha-heredado-la-cuaresma
  • 2021, enero 06. “The first ‘roscas de Reyes’ baked in Mexico”;, El Universal. Disponible en: https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/opinion/mochilazo-en-el-tiempo/las-primeras-roscas-de-reyes-que-se-cocinaron-en-mexico
  • 2020, diciembre 12.”The ‘curative’ water drunk by devotees at the La Villa well”, El Universal. Disponible en: https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/opinion/mochilazo-en-el-tiempo/el-agua-curativa-que-bebian-los-devotos-en-el-pocito-de-la-villa