Irma Eréndira Sandoval
Professor at the Institute for Social Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and Director of the Laboratory for the Documentation and Analysis of Corruption and Transparency of the UNAM (www.corrupcion.unam.mx). Member of Mexico´s National System of Researchers, Level I. She holds a masters and a doctorate in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Cruz as well as a masters degree in Latin American Studies from the Political Science Department at the UNAM. She is an expert in transparency, corruption control, democratization, public policy and political economy and has worked as a consultant t the World Bank, the UNDP, the Open Society Institute and the Budget Accountability Project. She has published over a dozen articles and book chapters in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes, including the Administrative Law Review, Revista Mexicana de Sociología, Perfiles Latinoamericanos and Fondo de Cultura Económica. Her most recent book, Corruption & Transparency: Debatiendo las fronteras entre Estado, mercado y sociedad, is forthcoming with Siglo XXI press.