Leo Herrera received a bachelor's degree in Political Science and a master's degree in Sociology from Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla. He recently received his Ph.D in Sociology from the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla. Herrera is author of "State Violence and Social Rebellion in the Battle of the APPO" (UVP , 2013 ) and Co- coordinator of "The Tortuous trails of Latin America. State Violence and Rebellion" (BUAP , 2014 ).
After completing his Bacherlos degree, Herrera became a collaborator in the newspaper "Noticias . Voice and image of Puebla and Tlaxcala". Herrera is currrently a collaborator at ladobe.com.mx and somoselmedio.org
Leo Herrea has a passion for photography and is interested in covering migration, social movements, human rights and violence.