Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Mexico
Leticia Pérez-Castellanos obtained her Master’s Degree from the Escuela Nacional de Conservación, Restauración y Museografía del Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH) in México, where she is currently a professor and has coordinated the Post Graduate Studies Program in Museology. Her master’s thesis analysed INAH’s cultural policy on international exhibition exchanges. Her current research interests include visitor studies and international exhibitions, in particular, the reception and appreciation of overseas audiences when encountering displays of Mexican culture. Previously she worked in the creation and operation of the Interactive Museum of Economy (MIDE) in Mexico City as Coordinator of Visitor Studies. She then became Sub-director of International Exhibitions at INAH´s National Museum Coordination, participating in the organization and planning of numerous international exhibitions. During an internship at Spain’s Ministerio de Cultura, she collaborated with the Ibermuseos Program in the implementation of the Observatorio Iberoamericano de Museos. She has recently contributed to a course for the Programa de Posgraduación Interunidades en Museología at the University of Sao Paulo, Brasil and with the Master de Arqueología y Patrimonio at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. She coordinates the series: Estudios sobre públicos y Museos.