Eva Espinar Ruiz. PhD in Sociology. Professor in the Department of Sociology II at the University of Alicante. In this same university, she is academic secretary of the Interuniversity Institute for Social Development and Peace (IUDESP). She has been a visiting researcher at different European universities, such as the University of Oxford and the Swedish universities of Uppsala, Umeå and Lund. Her main areas of research are in the fields of Gender Studies and the Sociology of Communication.