Giazu Enciso Dominguez

Giazu Enciso Dominguez

Dr. Giazú Enciso Domínguez
Adjunct Assistant Professor


PhD in Social Psychology

Spain 2015 - Autonomous University of Barcelona

Master in Research in Social Psychology
Spain, 2008 - Autonomous University of Barcelona

Bachelor Degree in Psychology
Mexico, 2007 - Autonomous University of Puebla


Academic Stays

Open University

England 2013

University of Castilla la Mancha

Spain 2006

Bishop's University

Canada 2004 


Distinctions and Awards
Doctorate Distinctions:
Grade: Excellent.
Title: Cum Laudem
Mention: International Doctor
Resolution: Unanimously approved.

Nomination: Extraordinary Doctorate Award


The Wenner-Gren Foundation Award International Society for Ethnology and Folklore SIEF2015, Croatia, for the animated short film: "The monstre"
Graduating successful awarded by the Autonomous University of Puebla
Academic Merit Scholarship at the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Academic Merit Scholarship at Bishop's University, Canada


Giazú Enciso Domínguezis a Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, and Postdoctoral Researcher at The Graduate Center, CUNY.


Dr Enciso has a PhD in Social Psychology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and an MSc in Research Social Psychology. She is member of the American Psychology Association APA Division 35 Society for the Psychology of Women; SPW Campus Representative for 2017-2018; and member of the Mexican Society of Social Psychology SOMEPSO.


Dr. Enciso Dominguez belongs to the research groups:


Society for the History of Emotions International Reading Group

Social Studies: Gender Power, and Subjectivity


Fractalidades en Investigación Crítica (FIC)




Co-editing a bilingual Special Issue "Mapping Affect Studies"

Writing a paper on Affect and Feminism.

Scientific Production

Forthcoming 2018: Repensando el libreto de la Monogamia: Aportaciones desde las prácticas del Poliamor, chapter of a book edited by Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana UAM. Mexico. (First author)

2017:Suspended transitions and affective orderings: From troubled monogamy to liminal polyamory, Theory and Psychology ISNN: 2014-4520, England. (First author with Joan Pujol, Miroslav Popper and Johanna Motzkau)

2016:El Giro Afectivo y la Psicología Social, chapter of the book name Psicología Social Aplicada: temas clásicos y nuevas aproximaciones, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana UAM. Mexico. (First authorwith Alí Lara)

2014, Emociones y ciencias sociales en el s. XX: La precuela del giro afectivo, Athenea Digital: Revista de pensamiento e investigación SocialISSN: 1578-8946, Vol 14, No 1, Barcelona. (First author with Ali Lara)

2014, Ciencia, Teoría Social y Cuerpo en el giro afectivo: Esferas de articulación, Quaderns de Psicología: International Journal of Psychology ISNN: 2014-4520. Vol 16 No 2, Barcelona. (Second author with Alí Lara)

2013, El Giro Afectivo, Athenea Digital: Revista de pensamiento e investigación SocialISSN: 1578-8946, Vol 13, No 3, Barcelona. (Second author with Alí Lara)

Research interest

Her current interests deal with Affect Studies, Emotions, Gender, Discourse, and New Materialism, among other discussions around methodological and ontological approaches. Her most recent work developed Affect and Feminism.