CV Rebeca Mejia

Rebeca Mejia-Arauz is faculty professor and researcher in the Department of Health, Psychology, and Community at ITESO University, Guadalajara, Mexico. She obtained the doctoral degree in Developmental Psychology by the University of California, Santa Cruz, the M. Sc. in Social Psychology by the London School of Economics, and a specialty in Cognitive Development by ITESO University. Her line of research focuses on sociocultural and cognitive development, specifically on processes of social interaction, participation, and communication for learning. Current projects involve children´s literacy development in urban Mexico; children´s out of school practices in urban and indigenous contexts; and cultural and intergenerational family transformations affecting children´s participation in cultural activities and their education and development. She is member of the National System of Researchers (SNI) in México. She received the award for Research trajectory and contributions to knowledge in psychology from the Society of Intervention Psychologists in Jalisco in 2014.