Iria Vázquez Silva is professor at the Faculty of Sociology, Universidade da Coruña. Recently, she has finished the project "Migrant women, language and society. New perspectives for integration "(2015-2017), developed at the University of Vigo and financed by the Xunta de Galicia. She has a PhD in Sociology with the thesis "Senegalese immigration in Galicia: remittances and care in transnational families" and a specialist in Gender Studies by the University of Vigo.
His current lines of research cover the sociology of migration, in addition to the sociology of work and gender. She recently published with Luna Vives (2017) "Transnational mothering strategies: Senegalese experiences", Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies or is co-editor with Laura Rodríguez Salgado of the book: "Immigrant woman, language and society" (2017) in the editorial Galaxy.