Visiting Professor, Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Bard Center for Environmental Policy, Environmental and Urban Studies
Biography:Professor Segarra’s areas of interest include sustainable development, international environmental politics, and the increasingly contentious politics surrounding natural resource management in Latin America. Her 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 and 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, United Nations Development Programme, Council on Foreign Relations, and Social Science Research Council. She is a member of the Bard CEP graduate committee.
BA, political science, Brandeis University; MIA, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; PhD, comparative politics and Latin America, Columbia University.
Department: Bard Center for Environmental Policy