Mrs. Yanet Acosta Meneses

Researcher of the Chair

PhD in Information Sciences from the Complutense University of Madrid and postgraduate in Social Media Management from the Columbia University of New York. She is a professor of History of Journalism and Photojournalism at the URJC and is part of the research group GUIMEDCOM-URJC., as well as MapCom 2. “Maps of Communication Research in Spanish universities 2007-2018”. PGC2018-093358-B-100. R + D + I projects of the State Research and Knowledge Generation Program. Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities.

Directs the Master of Communication and Gastronomic Journalism from The Foodie Studies and she has been the director of the I Congress of Gastronomic Communication and Journalism dedicated to the Gastronomy of scarcity in 2020.

She is the author of the novels Kill the father (Other way round, 2017), The chef is dead (Amargord, 2011) and Number there is good work (, 2013) and the illustrated storybook Nights without sex (Adeshoras, 2014). He has also published the essay History of agricultural information (MARM, 2009), the gastronomic chapter in cultural journalism in the XXI century (University Editorial, 2018), first academic manual that includes it and the chapter "The culinary art after the Spanish Civil War" in Pain, repression and censorship in 20th century culture (Libargo, 2017). He has participated in the development of The world of wine (Larousse, 2013) and in Out of the law. Smugglers, expropriators, protoquinquis and guerrillas. The underworld in Spain (1937-1960) (La Felguera, 2018) and wrote the book for the chef Paco Roncero To run, cook and be happy (Editions B, 2014), awarded with a Gourmand World Cookbook Award.

She is the author of the teaching manuals on Gastronomic History and Culture for the Ferran Adrià chair at the Camilo José Cela University and was the curator of the first collective exhibition of gastronomic photography in Spain, From still life to porn food. Photographers' images of current cuisine in Spain (La Laguna-Tenerife, 2011), whose catalog coordinated.

He worked for the Efe Agency during 9 years and founded and directed during 3 years the course of Journalism Gastronomic and Nutritional at the Complutense University of Madrid. He has collaborated with various media (The country, The world, Public, Tapas, Dessert) and with Ferran Adrià in his elBulli Foundation project on the Sapiens methodology.

Among the research articles published are: