School of Social and Political Science

Dr Yazmin Morlet Corti

Job Title

Quants Senior Tutor. Defended PhD Thesis Title: "Privacy Attitudes [Behaviour] & Political Culture. A Comparative Study in Mexico and Spain."

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Research interests

Research interests

Privacy, Online Privacy, Cyberspace as Political Space, Political Culture, Privacy Public Policy, Comparative Politics, Big Data Analytics, Science and technology, Data Protection, Behaviour, Attitudes, Quantitative Analysis, Policy Preferences




Honours and awards

  • Human Data Interaction Network Plus: Legibility, Agency, Negotiability funding for the project: A Multimedia Tool in English for Engaging with Privacy (English version) from July 2020/ December 2020. EPSRC (base, University of Glasgow).
  • Edinburgh Award 2019/2020, The University of Edinburgh,
  • Google Research Credits for Yoshik Application, June 2020,
  • American Political Science Association, travel grant 2019,
  • Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance & Privacy bursary recipient,
  • Digital Scholarship Bursary recipient 2017/2019,
  • CONACYT scholarship for PhD studies,
  • CEU partial scholarship for 1 year, Master of Arts in Political Science studies 2012/2013,
  • Full scholarship awarded by DGCI to study at the University of Wisconsin 2010,
  • Honours in BA thesis.

Work experience

Senior Tutor in Social Science courses: 1. Introduction to Political Data Analysis (UG), 2. Statistical Modelling for Social Scientists (UG/PG), 3. Core Quantitative Data Analysis 1 and 2 (PG). The University of Edinburgh, School of Social and Political Science, Jan 2017 - currently

Head of Research, Department of CommunicationUniversidad Nacional Autonoma de México. Faculty of Political and Social Sciences. Apr. 2014/ Sep 2016

Lecturer in courses: 1. Political Communication Strategies. 7th-semester students. Communication Sciences UG, 2. Information Analysis and Ideological Discourse. 8th-semester students. Communication Sciences UG, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México. Faculty of Political and Social Sciences.

Associate Researcher. Laboratory on Digital Communication. UNAM. Faculty of Political and Social Sciences. April. 2015/Sep 2016.

Associate Researcher. Interdisciplinary Seminar on Communication and Information. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México. Faculty of Political and Social Sciences. Aug. 2013/ Sep 2016.




  • Serious | Educational | Persuasive games for social change in research. March 27th 2019. Digital Scholarship Centre, University of Edinburgh.

Publications and conferences

MA THESIS: "Speech Choices Mexico City 2012". Central European University. June, 2013.

Books and articles

(Morlet Corti, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017; Morlet Corti, Martinez Torreblanca, & Garcia, 2016)

Conference participation

  • Conquering the nation for “the people”: Mexico and Spain a comparative study. APSA Conference, 30th August 2019, Washington DC.
  • Poster Presentation Centre for Statistics Annual Conference,  11th June 2019, University of Edinburgh.
  • Poster presentation "Mexico data protection attitudes". Connected life Conference, Oxford June 2017.
  • Poster Presentation Data Protection Attitudes: Comparative Study of Europe and Latin America. Turing Talks, June 2017. Edinburgh.
  • Presentation "Data protection a mixed public policy model in Mexico". Asociación Mexicana de Investigadores en Comunicación (AMIC) Theme: "Communication and democratic crisis in Mexico". 20/21st April, 2017, Guanajuato, Mexico.
  • “Parallel activity to the exposition “Gravity”. Between ambiguity and communication”. 26th May 2016. Sala Lumiére. Casa del Lago, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • “Foro #PlenoCiudadano”. 12th November, 2015. Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales. UNAM. Mexico City, Mexico.
  • “Internet Sociedad y política” 3rd November, 2015. Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales. UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico .
  • Speech Choices in Mexico City “III Iberoamerican Culture and Speech Conference”.Institute of Social Research, 5th October, 2015. UNAM. Mexico City, Mexico .
  • “Política de comunicación de SEGOB, estudio de caso”. Asociación Mexicana de Investigadores en Comunicación (AMIC), 4th of June 2015. Querétaro, Mexico.
  • Presentation “Internet as a catalyzer for civic and political involvement: Evidence from US and Europe”. Community Communication. International Association for Media and Communication Research, June 2013. Dublin, Ireland.

Conference organisation

Public Engagement - Outreach

  • Talk on privacy recommendations for Scottish Seniors Computer Club. Musselburgh Computer Club, 30th of April 2021.

Certified courses

  • Google analytics online course.
  • Centre for Research into Information Surveillance and Privacy. Surveillance Doctoral School, June 18th 2018 - June 23rd 2018, University of St. Andrews.
  • Multidisciplinary Game Research - Between Theory and Practice Summer School, Utrecht University, 20/ 24th of August 2018.