Gilda Waldman holds a degree in Sociology, Universidad de Chile. M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology, Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, unam. Completed studies for a Master's Degree in Comparative Literature, Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, unam. Diploma in Literary Creation, unam. Full Professor "C" of undergraduate and graduate studies at the School of Political and Social Sciences, unam. Member of the National System of Researchers, level ii. Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Award (unam, 2016). She has taught courses at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa (Mexico), Universidad de Sonora (Mexico), Universidad de Guadalajara (Mexico) and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She was coordinator of the Master's and Doctorate in Sociology of the Graduate Studies Division (Faculty of Political and Social Sciences), unam). She is the author of the book Melancholy and utopia. The reflection of the Frankfurt School on the crisis of culture. (1989) and co-coordinator of three collective books: Memories (un)unknown. Disputes in history (in collaboration with Maya Aguiluz, Mexico, unam, 2007), Thinking about globalization, democracy and diversity (in collaboration with Judit Bokser and Juan Felipe Pozo, unam, 2009) y Stamped passport. Crossing the boundaries between social sciences and literature (in collaboration with Alberto Trejo, uam-Xochimilco, 2018).