Academic achievements, social engagement initiatives:
I was awarded a Fulbright BIO scholarship 2017 for doctoral studies in the United States. I am director of Emerge Foundation which works for social and political organizations throughout Chile.
Current affiliation: University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
I am a Sociologist from the University of Valparaíso with a Master's degree in History from the University of Chile. I have studied for two Diplomas in "Latin America: Society, Culture and Politics", at the University of Chile and in "World Politics", at the University of Santiago de Chile.
In 2014, I was awarded two scholarships through which I studied:
1) an "International Course on Socioecological Systems Management to support Decision Making", at the Autonomous University of Mexico (Mexico);
2) an internship "Sociohistorical Studies, State and Power" at the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina);
3) an "International Course in Political Ecology", at the National University of General Sarmiento (Argentina).
The areas of study in which I have developed from research and teaching are: The history of the state, and public policies; the environmental policies of copper mining in Chile; political sociology; and social movements.
In addition, I have taught in sociology, history programs and different disciplines.
Nowadays I am a PhD student in politics at the University of California Santa Cruz (USA), and I am member of the Research Cluster Critical Cultural Political Economy of Extractivism.