Dr Melissa Boyd
Education and experience
Melissa Boyd is a graduate of the University of St Andrews where she was awarded an MA in Spanish and History in 2005. Melissa was awarded her PhD in May 2012 for a thesis entitled 'The Career and Ideology of Mariano Otero, Mexican Politician (1817-1850)' supervised by Professor Will Fowler. Her research interests include Mexican liberalism, nineteenth-century political thought, norms and behaviour, political history and the history of ideas with particular reference to Mariano Otero.