Maricarmen Diaz Juárez, Our ‘Spanish Voice’

Reprinted from Eating Disorders Review
November/December Volume 27, Number 6
©2016 iaedp

For more than a year, EDR has offered readers a Spanish edition of our newsletters. Our translator, Mariecarmen Diaz, is a lawyer and fulltime professor at a private university in Mexico City, the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, at the Law and International Relations Department in Campus Estado de Mexico. Maricarmen received her law degree, a masters in higher education, and also did PhD studies at the University of Salamancia, in Spain.

Maricarmen says she loves teaching and has been in the academic world all her professional life. She notes that in law language is very important, so she is passionate about good Spanish. Her English fluency comes from attending a British school in Mexico since she was a child, and she has family living in the Chicago area. She also tells us that she enjoys the process of translating EDR and helping more people in Latin America learn about eating disorders.

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