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Bard Center for Environmental Policy presents

Democratizing Water: The Challenge of Building Civil Society and State Collaboration in Oaxaca, Mexico

A Public Lecture by Professor Monique Segarra

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

[Democratizing Water: The Challenge of Building Civil Society and State Collaboration in Oaxaca, Mexico]
Please join us for a public lecture with Monique Segarra, Assistant Professor of Politics and Policy, Center for Environmental Policy, Bard College.

Biography

B.A., Brandeis University in Political Science; M.I.A., School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Ph.D., Comparative Politics and Latin America, Columbia University. Areas of interest include sustainable development, international environmental politics and the increasingly contentious politics surrounding natural resource management in Latin America. Current research focuses on the politics of water reform in Oaxaca, Mexico and comparative analysis of human and environmental rights movements challenging mineral and oil policies of states and multinational corporations in Ecuador, Mexico and Chile. She has published articles in journals such as Latin American Politics and Society, The Journal of Contemporary Sociology, and edited and contributed to The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America. She has a forthcoming chapter on human rights and the environment in Latin America in Human Rights: Challenges of the Past/Challenges for the Future.  In addition to research and teaching, she has worked with a range of international development and research institutions including the World Bank, the United Nations Development Program, and the Council on Foreign Relations and the Social Science Research Council. Member, BCEP Graduate Committee.

Time: 4:45 pm

Location: Olin, Room 102