Ariadna Estévez has a PhD in International Relations and Human Rights (University of Sussex, UK), an MA in Political Sociology (City University, UK) and a first degree in Journalism and Mass Media (National Autonomous University of Mexico). Currently she works as a full time researcher at the Centre for Research on North America of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Member of Mexico’s National Researchers System (Level 2). She teaches human rights and forced migration at the UNAM’s Faculty of Political and Social Sciences. Her current research interests include: the Third World interpretation of biopolitics (Necropolitics), forced migration and biopolitics in North America, and the role of violent subjectivities in a biopolitical interpretation of human rights discourses.