Biography

Luis M. Romero-Rodríguez is professor and researcher at the International University of Andalusia (Spain) and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (Mexico). PhD in Communication from the universities of Huelva, Seville, Malaga and Cadiz (2014), extraordinary doctorate award from the University of Huelva (2015) and Master in Social Communication from the University of Almería (Spain). He holds a Specialization in Law and International Policies from the Central University of Venezuela and a Diploma (postgraduate) in University Teaching from the Nueva Esparta University (Venezuela). Bachelor degree in Social Communication and B.A in Law from the Santa Maria University (Venezuela).

He sum currently more than 40 articles published in scientific journals, a dozen book chapters and coordinator of many works published in editorials renowned, all of these in his areas of specialization: digital communication, media competence, critical analysis of the media and gamification.

In the field of university teaching, he has a 13-year experience in both undergraduate and graduate degrees, having been a professor at the Santa Maria University (Venezuela), Andrés Bello Catholic University (Venezuela), San Martín de Porres University (Peru),University Isabel I (Spain), International University of La Rioja (Spain) and Nebrija University (Spain). Currently he is professor in graduate programs (Master Degree) of the International University of Andalusia (Spain), ESAI Business School (Ecuador), University of Cadiz (Spain) and external professor of the Interuniversity Doctorate program in Communication (universities of Huelva, Seville, Malaga and Cádiz). He has also had experience in academic management as General Director of Extension and Services to Communities of the Santa María University (Venezuela).

In the field of research, he participated as a speaker in more than twenty international conferences (Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Portugal and Venezuela). He has been a senior fellow in a dozen R&D projects in Spain, Peru and Venezuela, including European projects. In turn, it belongs to networks and research groups such as the Agora Group (PAI-HUM-648) from the University of Huelva, the Euroamerican Interuniversity Research Network on Media Literacy for Citizenship (Alfamed), the Comunicar group, TRIC Lab and the Research Group “Prospects of Multimedia Communication” (PROCOMM) of the International University of La Rioja.

As regards scientific journals, he is deputy editor of Comunicar journal (JCR Q1 and Scopus Q1), editor-in-chief of Retos journal (Emerging Sources Citation Index and SciELO) and member of the editorial board of the Index.Comunicación journal and Universitas journal (Emerging Sources Citation Index).

He has given more than fifty conferences, courses, workshops and seminars on Communication research and Education, theory and practice of disinformation, political and electoral communication, public opinion and strategic planning at universities and institutions in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Peru, Portugal and Venezuela.

In terms of work experience, he has more than 18 years of work in the field of strategic communication and consulting.