Students

 

Argentina | Brazil | Canada | Chile | Colombia | Costa Rica | France | Mexico | Spain | Peru | The Netherlands | United Kingdom | United States |

 

Argentina

Cabrol, Diego Antonio. PhD in Agrarian Social Studies, National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET), Cordoba. Thesis title: "Eco-social conflicts around productive and urban water use in the current capitalist system. Inclusive alternatives for water management and conceptions of water as a common good. Supervisor: Dr. Daniel Cáceres (rural sociology).

Filippon, Carolina. PhD in Law, Faculty of Juridical and Social Sciences, National University of the Litoral (UNL), Santa Fe. Thesis title: "The governance of underground water and the model of development: the status of water in global environmental law. The case of transboundary aquifers". Supervisor: Dr. Cósimo Gonzalo Sozzo (Director) and Dr. Ricardo Alberto Gutiérrez (Co-director).

Galván Jofré, Daniel Ángel. BA in Sociology, National University of Cuyo (UNCUYO), Mendoza. Thesis topic: "Water resources, environmental issues, and social movements".

Larsimont, Robin. PhD in Geography, National Council of Scientific and Technical Research CCT Mendoza, Institute of Human, Social and Environmental Sciences (INCIHUSA), City and Territory Unit, Mendoza, and Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities, University of Buenos Aires (UBA). Thesis title: "New rural territories and spaces of resistance in the oasis of Mendoza and San Juan: agribusinesses and peasant movements". Supervisors: Dr. Elma Montaña and Dr. Pedro Tsakoumagkos.

Malvares Miguez, Mirta Inés. PhD In Politics, Faculty of Politics and International Relations, National University of Rosario (UNR), Rosario. Thesis title: "Water in times of globalization. The construction of water policy in Argentina under the model of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and its effects on democratic water governance, 2000-2010".

Manzur, Tomás. PhD in Sociology, National Council of Scientific and Technical Research CCT Mendoza, Institute of Human, Social and Environmental Sciences (INCIHUSA), City and Territory Unit, Mendoza. Thesis title: "Future territorial scenarios in the face of global environmental change". Supervisor: Dr. Elma Montaña (Geography/Sociology).

Martínez Coenda, Virginia Soledad. BA in Business Administration, Faculty of Economics, National University of Cordoba (UNC). Thesis topic: "The struggle over water sovereignty in Latin America".

Maydana, Gisela del Luján. PhD in Engineering, National University of Rosario (UNR), Rosario, Santa Fe. Thesis title: "Introduction of the concept of ecosystem services into integrated water resources management. Valuation of hydrological services in a watershed". Supervisors: Dr. Margarita Portapila (engineering).

Ocantos, Ariel Octavio. BA in International Relations, School of International Relations, Faculty of Political Science and International Relations, National University of Rosario (UNR), Rosario.

Orta, Melisa Victoria. PhD in Politics, National Council for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICET), Centre of Interdisciplinary Studies (CEI), National University of Rosario (UNR), Rosario. Thesis title: "The production and reproduction of socio-structural inequality in the access to essential water and sanitation services in Santa Fe. A political-ecological approach". Supervisors: Dr Jose Esteban Castro and Dr Margarita Portapila.

Saavedra, Carlos. BA in Geography , Department of Geography, Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities, National University of Cordoba (UNC), La Cumbre, Cordoba. Thesis title: "Territorial transformations in a serrano locality. The case of La Cumbre, Cordoba". Supervisor: Natalia Berti (sociology).

Sánchez Pardo, Jennifer. PhD in Territorial Ordering and Sustainable Development, Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities, National University of Cuyo (UNCUYO), Mendoza. Thesis title: "Analysis of the vulnerability of peasants to global environmental change". Supervisor: Dr. Elma Montaña.

Serial, Agostina Florencia. BA in Communication Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, National University of the Northeast (UNNE), Resistencia, Chaco. Thesis topic: "Trade learning and transmission in riverine culture. The construction of knowledges in an artisanal fishing community in Argentina's Northeast". Supervisor: Dr. Nidia Pineyro.

Suárez, Carina Alejandra. BA in Environmental Management, Faculty of Engineering, National University of the Northeast (UNNE), Resistencia, Chaco. Thesis title: "Management Plan for the conservation and development of sustainable ecotourism in a protected area, with social management in the territory: the case of the Bajos del Tacuarí-Humedales, Chaco". Supervisor: Celmira Esther Rey.

Tagliavini, Damiano. PhD in Social Sciences, National Council for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICET), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and National Water Institute (INA), Buenos Aires. Thesis title: "The re-statization of water and sanitation services in Argentina. Towards a new progressive public model? The cases of AySA and ASSA". Supervisor: Prof. José Esteban Castro and Raúl Antonio Lopardo.

Zanuccoli, Mariel. PhD in Political Science, National University of Cordoba UNC), Cordoba. Thesis: "Water, power, and decision structures. Analysis of conflicts related to the use and management of water resources in the Carcaraña River basin". Supervisor: Dr. Margarita Portapila (engineering)


Back to top

 

Brazil

Araújo, Guilherme. PhD in Geography, Postgraduate Programme in Geography, Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Recife, Pernambuco. Thesis title: "Socio-environmental conflicts around the production of coconut water in the irrigation projects of Petrolandia, Pernambuco, Brazil". Supervisor: Edvânia Tôrres Aguiar Gomes.

Araújo Barreto, Clarissa de. PhD in Applied Ecology, Postgraduate Programme in Applied Ecology, University of São Paulo (USP), Piracicaba, São Paulo. Thesis title: "Eucalyptus and communities: a social perspective of planted forests impacts on water flow". Supervisor: Sílvio Frosini de Barros Ferraz.

Aversa, Marcelo. PhD in Territorial Planning and Management, Federal University of the ABC (UFABC), Santo Andre, Sao Paulo. Thesis title: "The impact of the 2013-2015 drought on the sustainable and institutional development of water resources management in the Cantareira System: a study of the macro-metropolization of Sao Paulo". Supervisor: .Dr. Vanessa Elias de Oliveira

Braga, Rogério. PhD in Environmental Sanitation, Environment and Water Resources, School of Engineering, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Thesis title: "Municipal planning for basic sanitation: a comparative study of experiences in Brazil". Supervisor: Dr. Léo Heller (engineering)

Campregher, Raiza. PhD in Sociology, Postgraduate Programme in Sociology, Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), São Carlos, São Paulo. Thesis title: "The diffuse line between technique and politics: Interdependencies in water resources management in Brazil". Supervisor: Rodrigo Constante Martins.

Carvalho Queiroz, Vitor. PhD in Environmental Sanitation, Environment and Water Resources, School of Engineering, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Thesis title: "Evaluation of the tariff of water and sanitation services on people's income". Supervisors: Dr. Nilo Nascimento (engineering) and Dr. Léo Heller (engineering)

Castro, Sebastião. PhD in Environmental Sanitation, Environment and Water Resources. Thesis: “The Integrated Rural Sanitation System (SISAR): an analysis of its institutional dimension with an emphasis on the empowerment of the participating communities”. School of Engineering, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Supervisor: Dr. Sonaly Rezende (Engineering).

Chizenga, Anselmo. PhD in Sociology, Postgraduate Programme in Sociology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul. Thesis title: "Mega-mining in the carboniferous basin of Moatize, Mozambique: modernisation, territorialisation, and political ecology in the conflict over the Companhia Vale S.A.". Supervisor: Jalcione Almeida.

Correia da Silva, Diego. PhD in Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering of São Carlos (EESC), University of São Paulo (USP), São Carlos, São Paulo. Thesis title: "Haiti is here: the trajectories of Haitian immigrants with disaster experiences in Brazil." Supervisor: Dr. Norma Felicidade Lopes da Silva Valencio.

de Paula, Mariana. MA in Human Geography, Department of Geography, Faculty of Philosophy, Humanities, and Human Sciences, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Sao Paulo. Thesis title: Hydrohegemony in the relationship between Brazil and Paraguay. Supervisor: Dr. Wagner Costa Ribeiro.

dos Santos, Cynthia Leone Silva. PhD in Environmental Science, Postgraduate Programme in Environmental Science (PROCAM), University of Sao Paulo (USP), Sao Paulo. Thesis title: "The role of the World Bank in the case of the Guarani Aquifer". Supervisor: Wagner Costa Ribeiro.

Ferreira, Demétrius. PhD in Sociology, Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Recife, Pernambuco. Thesis title: "The Public-private partnership for Recife's sanitation system: between managerialism and clientelism". Supervisors: Breno Fontes e José Esteban Castro.

Fonseca, Simone Farias. PhD in Geography, Postgraduate Programme in Geography, University of Brasilia (UnB), Brasilia. Thesis title: "Human Right to Water: owners of wells, the lords of water. A study of water access in the city of Águas Lindas de Goiás, in the period 1994-2015". Supervisors: Valdir Steinke and Carlos Hiroo Saito.

Furtado Louzada, Aline. PhD in Sustainable Development of the Humid Tropic, Research Group on Higher Amazonian Studies (NAE), Federal University of Pará (UFPA), Belém, Pará. Thesis title: "Environmental governance in regions affected by hydroelectric dams", Supervisor: Nírvia Ravena de Sousa.

Inácio Jr, Paulo. MA in Human Geography, Department of Geography, Faculty of Philosophy, Humanities, and Human Sciences, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Sao Paulo. Thesis title: Brazil in the conflicts over transboundary waters in the la Plata River Basin. Supervisor: Dr. Wagner Costa Ribeiro.

Lauda Rodríguez, Zenaida Luisa. PhD in Environmental Science, Institute of Energy and the Environment, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Sao Paulo. Thesis title: The Precautionary Principle in relation to water resources in the legislation of Brazil and Peru. Supervisor: Dr. Wagner Costa Ribeiro.

Lima, Roberval Francisco de. PhD in Collective Health, Faculty of Medicine of Botucatu, Postgraduate Programme in Collective Health, State University of São Paulo Julio de Mesquita Filho (UNESP), Botucatu, São Paulo. Thesis title: "For virtuous waters: the lives and labour of artisanal fishermen in the Middle Tiete River". Supervisor: Dr. Vidal Haddad Junior.

Marques, Andreya Dessoles. Master in Regional Development, Postgraduate Programme in Regional Development (PPGDR), State University of Paraiba (UEPB), Campina Grande, Paraiba. Thesis title: "From global to local: an analysis of the Zika virus social impact on local development". Supervisor: Dr. Leonardo de Araújo Motta.

Milanez, Sarah Diniz. BA in International Relations, Department of International Relations, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, State University of São Paulo (UNESP), Franca, São Paulo. Supervisor: Dr. Fernanda Sant’Anna Mello.

Panez Pinto, Alexander. PhD in Geography, Postgraduate Programme in Geography, Federal Fluminense University (UFF), Niterói, Rio de Janeiro. Thesis title: "Conflicts over water in Chile: extractivist offensives and social movements struggling for water-land-territory". Supervisor: Carlos Walter Porto-Gonçalves.

Pulido Gómez, Ginneth. MA in Environmental Science, Institute of Energy and the Environment, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Sao Paulo. Thesis title: The political geography of natural marine resources: the case of the new border between Colombia and Nicaragua. Supervisor: Dr. Wagner Costa Ribeiro.

Rocha, Sandoval. PhD in Social Sciences, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Rio de Janeiro. Thesis title: "Liquid citizenship in Amazonia". Supervisor: Prof. Maria Sarah da Silva Telles.

Roseli, Maria Rossi Avila. Master in Regional Development, Postgraduate Programme in Regional Development (PPGDR), Faculty of Human Sciences and Communication (CCHC), Regional University Foundation of Blumenau (FURB), Blumenau, Santa Catarina. Thesis title: "Living with risk: perception and management of disasters in Blumenau". Supervisor: Dr. Marcos Antonio Mattedi.

Rossoni, Hygor Aristides Victor. PhD in Environmental Sanitation, Environment and Water Resources. Thesis: "Conditions Involved in the implementation of Different Models of Water and Sanitation Provision in Brazil". School of Engineering, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Supervisor: Prof. Léo Heller (Engineering).

Sartori Siena, Juliana Mariana. PhD in Sociology, Group for the Social Study and Research of Disasters (NEPED), Centre of Education and Human Sciences, Department of Sociology,Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), São Carlos. Thesis title: "Vulnerability to extreme events related to climate change: a sociological analysis of the discourse and practice of social assistance in scenarios of disaster caused by rain storms". Supervisor: Norma Felicidade Lopes da Silva Valencio (sociology of disasters).

Schons, Marize. PhD in Sociology, Post-graduate Programme in Sociology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul. Thesis title: "The socio-technical prophecy". Supervisor: Jalcione Almeida.

Silveira Viana, Aline. PhD in Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), Rio de Janeiro. Thesis title: The health of elderly people in disaster situations. Supervisor: Dr. Carlos Machado de Freitas.

Stassun Antonio, Layla. Master in Environmental Engineering, Group for the Social Study and Research of Disasters (NEPED), School of Engineering of São Carlos (EESC), University of São Paulo (USP), São Carlos, São Paulo. Thesis title: Multidimensional weakening and sociopolitical abandonment: a sociological analysis of Animals in disaster contexts. Supervisor: Dr. Norma Felicidade Lopes da Silva Valencio.

Telarolli de Almeida Leite, Maria Luísa. Master in International Relations Postgraduate Programme in International Relations San Tiago Dantas, São Paulo State University (UNESP), University of Campinas (UNICAMP), and Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), Sao Paulo. Thesis title: "The Guarani Aquifer Agreement from the perspectiva of regional integration". Supervisor: Karina Lilia Pasquariello Mariano.

Torquato, Carla. PhD in Environmental Law University of the State of Amazonas (UEA), Manaos, Amazonas. Thesis title: "Water rights and the Amazon Cooperation Treaty". Supervisor: Erivaldo Cavalcanti e Silva Filho.

Torres, Marina Abreu. BA in Social Sciences, Study Group on Environmental Issues (GESTA), Faculty of Philosophy and Human Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizontei. Dissertation title: "The effect of iron mining in Água Quente,Conceição do Mato Dentro, Minas Gerais". Supervisor: Dr. Andréa Zhouri.

Tozi, Shirley. PhD in Human Geography Instituto Federal do Para (IFPA), Belem, Para. Thesis title: "The license of water abstraction rights as an instrument for conflict management in water use in the State of Para ". Supervisor: Wagner Costa Ribeiro.

Vargas López, Laura Marcela. PhD in Environmental Sanitation, Environment and Water Resources. Thesis title: "Effect of Technical, Environmental, Economic, Political and Social factors on domestic water consumption in an urban context". School of Engineering, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Supervisor: Dr. Léo Heller (engineering)

Ventura da Silva, Carolina. PhD in Environmental Sanitation, Environment and Water Resources, School of Engineering, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Thesis title: "Health impact evaluation of the Brazilian Program for One Million Rainwater Cisterns". Supervisors: Dr. Léo Heller (engineering) and Dr. Mariangela Carneiro (epidemiology).

Zamignan, Gabriela. PhD in Sustainable Development, Postgraduate Programme in Sustainable Development, Centre of Sustainable Development (CDS), University of Brasilia (UnB), Brasilia. Thesis title: "Environmental education and Integrated Water Resources Management: convergences and challenges for water management". Supervisor: Carlos Hiroo Saito.


Back to top

 

Canada

Acevedo Guerrero, Tatiana. PhD in Geography, Department of Geography, University of Montreal, Montreal. Thesis title: "Water, arroyos and blackouts: exploring political ecologies of water in Barranquilla". Supervisor: Dr. Kathryn Furlong (Geography)


Back to top

 

Chile

Grunewald, Verónica. PhD in American Studies, Specialization in Social and Political Studies, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Santiago de Chile, Santiago. Supervisor: Dr. Gloria Baigorrotegui Baigorrotegui.


Back to top

 

Colombia

Arias Solano, Lorena. Master in Geography, Department of History, University of Los Andes, Bogota. Thesis title: A QUESTION OF THIRST: Conflicts over water in a municipality of the Valley of Cauca, Colombia. Supervisor: Dr. Claudia Leal.

Buitrago Restrepo, Claudia María. PhD in Environmental Sciences, University of the Valley (UNIVALLE), Cali. Thesis title: "The impact of global energy markets' rules of the game on social uses of water resources in water territories".

Cerón Hernández, Víctor Alfonso. PhD in Environmental Sciences, University of Cauca (UNICAUCA), and CINARA Institute, University of the Valley (UNIVALLE), Cali. Thesis title: "Integral evaluation of ecosystemic services with emphasis on self-cleaning and cultural aspects. The case of an strategic socio-ecosystem in the Colombian context". Supervisors: Dr. Apolinar Figueroa and Dr. Miguel Peña.

Fernández Vargas, Gabriel. PhD in Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of the Valley (UNIVALLE), Cali. Thesis title: "Socio-systemic adaptive governance with emphasis on water supply services". Supervisor: Dr. Inés Restrepo Tarquino.

Galvis Sarria, William Andrés. PhD in Environmental Sciences, University of Cauca (UNICAUCA), Popayán. Thesis title: "Identification of emergent organic contaminants (endocrine disruptors) in a water supply system for human use in the Palace River, Department of Cauca, Colombia". Supervisor: Dr. Apolinar Figueroa.

Marulanda García, Natalia. PhD in Environmental Law, Faculty of Juridical and Social Sciences, University of Caldas, Manizales. Thesis title: "Environmental justice and extractivism in Colombia". Supervisor: Dr. Antoni Pigrau i Solé (Rovira i Virgili University, Catalonia, Spain).

Mosquera Restrepo, Duberly. PhD in Environmental Sciences, Group of Environmental Studies, University of Cauca (UNICAUCA), Popayán. Thesis title: "Design of a model to monitor ecological and cultural risks associated with water quality in the Dagua River basin, Colombia". Supervisor: Dr. Enrique Peña, Universidad del Valle, Cali.

Toro Vélez, Andrés Fernando. PhD in Environmental Sciences, University of Cauca (UNICAUCA), and CINARA Institute, University of the Valley (UNIVALLE), Cali. Thesis title: "Integral evaluation of micro pollutants in the higher Cauca River Basin". Supervisors: Apolinar Figueroa and Miguel Peña.

Zapata-Caldas, Emmanuel. PhD in Environmental Sciences, University of the Valley (UNIVALLE), Cali. Thesis title: "Environmental management of the metropolitan area of influence of Santiago de Cali: Contributions for the construction of a supramunicipal vision". Supervisor: Dr. Óscar Buitrago Bermúdez.


Back to top

 

Costa Rica

Badilla, Ana Ruth. BA in Social Work, University of Costa Rica, San Jose. Thesis title: "Social mobilization over the construction of the human right to water: the case of San Carlos". Supervisors: Cindy Calvo, Geanina Amaya, and Felipe Alpizar.

Bolaños Blanco, María Cristina. BA in Social Work, School of Social Work, University of Costa Rica, San Jose. Thesis title: "Socio-environmental conflicts over water management: the case of Playa Potrero, Guanacaste". Supervisor: Cindy Calvo.

Espejo Preciado, José Adán. Master in Environment, Development and Peace, specialization in Environmental Governance and Security, Department of Environment and Development, United Nations Mandated University for Peace, El Rodeo, Ciudad Colón, San José, Costa Rica. Thesis title: "Driving change from the ground. Social participation in the water governance of the socio-environmental system of Guadalajara." Supervisor: José Esteban Castro, Newcastle University.


Back to top

 

France

Roman, Philippe. PhD in Ecological Economics, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines / REEDS Research Centre, Rambouillet. Thesis title: "Political economy and ecology of a big water transfer : the case of the São Francisco River (Brazil)". Supervisor: Prof. Martin O'Connor.


Back to top

 

Mexico

Ángel Carrillo, Saúl Eugenio. PhD in Rural Development, Postgraduate Programme in Rural Development, Division of Social Sciences and Humanities, Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM), Xochimilco, Mexico City. Thesis title: "'Escorrentias vs escorriduras'. Territoriality, dispossession, resistance, and governance of water in Coahuila's Southeast". Supervisor: Roberto Serafín Diego Quintana.

Bagué Tova, Edurne. PhD in Social Anthropology, Centre for Higher Research and Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS), Mexico City. Thesis title: "The (Re)municipalisation of water in Terrassa (Catalonia). The struggle of the "Taula de l'aigua" (the Water Table movement) for a management model centred on the common good (2013-2018)". Supervisor: Lourdes Magdalena Romero Navarrete.

Bautista Tovar, Karina. BA in Environmental Sciences, National School of Higher Studies (ENES), National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Morelia, Michoacán. Thesis title: "Community water monitoring systems for social innovation". Supervisors: Jaime Paneque Gálvez and Marcela Morales Magaña.

Campos Buendía, Alba Margarita. MPhil in Social Sciences, Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO), Mexico City. Thesis title: "Environmental conflicts in Papantla, Veracruz, and the oil industry. Supervisor: María Luisa Torregrosa.

Celis Villalón, Adny Alicia. Master in Transdisciplinary Studies on Sustainability, Centre of Eco-literacy and Knowledge Dialogue, Universidad Veracruzana, Xalapa, Veracruz. Thesis title: "Experiences to promote water sovereignty". Supervisor: Dra. Zulma Vianney Amador.

Díaz Santos, María Guadalupe. Master in Social Sciences, Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO), Mexico City. Thesis title: "Community self water management in Latin America: a local alternative to a regional problem in Colombia and Mexico". Supervisor: Dr. María Luisa Torregrosa (sociology).

Lucero-Vega, Gregorio. PhD in Use, Management, and Preservation of Natural Resources, Northwestern Center of Biological Research, La Paz, Baja California. Thesis title: "Hydric relations soil-plant-atmosphere and water productivity in a fig (Ficus carica L.) agro ecosystem with underground irrigation". Supervisor: Enrique Troyo-Diéguez.

Martínez Salomon, Elvira. PhD in Social Sciences, Autonomous Intercultural University of Sinaloa (UAIS), Los Mochis, Sinaloa. Thesis title: "Water management for agricultural use in Valle del Fuerte, Sinaloa". Supervisors: Milagros de la Caridad Cong Hermida and Estuardo Lara Ponce.

McCulligh, Cindy. PhD in Social Sciences, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS), Unidad Occidente, Guadalajara, Jalisco. Thesis title: "Sewer of progress: industrial pollution and socio-environmental conflict around the Santiago River in El Salto and Juanacatlán, Jalisco". Supervisor: Dr. Gerardo Bernache Pérez (Anthropology).

Meza Villegas, Juan Alberto. BA in Geography, College of Geography, Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City.

Olvera Molina, Mónica. PhD in Geography Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City. Thesis title: "Denaturalisation of the basin: the Mexican hydropolitical space 1990-2010". Supervisor: Verónica Ibarra.

Pelayo Pérez, Mariana Betzabeth. PhD in Sustainability Sciences, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)l, Mexico City. Thesis title: "Reconfiguration of living conditions and readaptation of rural communities in response to the socio-environmental impact of large hydroelectric dams. Case study: Leonardo Rodríguez Alcaine Hydroelectric Dam (El Cajón), in Santa María Del Oro Municipality, Nayarit, Mexico". Supervisor: José Gasa Zamora.

Pinzón Aranda, José Fernando. Master in Integrated Water Management, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF), Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. Thesis title: "Processes of social organisation and access to water: the case of the rural-urban colonies in the San Quintin Valley, Baja California (2010-2016)". Supervisor: Blanca C. García Quiroz.

Pohlenz de Tavira, Ana. PhD in Latin American Studies, Postgraduate Programme in Latin American Studies, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City. Thesis title: "Conflicts over the appropriation of water for energy production in Central America: the case of the Usumacinta River Basin". Supervisor: Dr. Luciano Concheiro Bórquez.

Prado Prone, Geovanna. Master in International Cooperation for Development, Research Institute Dr. José María Luis Mora, Mexico City. Thesis title: "International cooperation for the equitable distribution of water in indigenous communities of Bolivia after the Water War". Supervisor: Dr. Carlos Domínguez Virgen.

Rodríguez Bonola, Mónica Noemí. MA in Sociology, University of Veracruz, Orizaba, Veracruz. Thesis title: "The defence of water against megaprojects: diffusion techniques implemented by actors from the PUCARL social movement". Supervisor: Mr. Gualberto Díaz Gonzalez.

Sasso Rojas, María Jimena. PhD in Political and Social Sciences, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) (FLACSO), Mexico City

Tercero Cruz, Laura Priscila. Master in Geography, Institute of Geography, Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City. Thesis title: "Rearticulations of urban-rural power relations: the case of the canalisation of the River Suljaa' in the coast of Guerrero, Mexico".

Villagómez Reséndiz, Radamés. PhD in Meso American Studies, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City. Thesis title: "Hydraulic technology and development niches in Meso América and the Andes: systems for water collection and distribution of rainwater and meltwater in the Altos de Morelos and Cayambe, Ecuador". Supervisor: Dr. David Lorente y Fernández.


Back to top

 

Peru

Torres Moya, Lorena Elízabeth. Master in Anthropology, Faculty of Communication Sciences and Arts Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP), Lima. Thesis title: "Indigenous political visibility and participation through audiovisual media. Analysis of the shipibo documentary: 'Canaan, the promised land'". Supervisor: Oscar Espinosa de Rivero.


Back to top

 

Spain

Cabello Villarejo, Violeta. PhD in Geography, Department of Geography, University of Seville, Seville. Thesis title: "Development of multi-scale analysis based on the concept of socio-ecological metabolism for the integrated evaluation of sustainability in river basins". Supervisors: Dr. Leandro del Moral Ituarte (human geography) and Dr. Mario Giampietro (ecological economics).

Castejón Porcel, Gregorio. PhD in Philosophy and Humanities, with specialisation in Human Geography, Land Use Planning, and Sustainable Local Development, University of Alicante, Alicante. Thesis title: Malaria in Fuente Álamo de Murcia and its eradication by means of underground water galleries (XVIII-XIX Centuries): from natural risk to agricultural transformation and patrimonial resource. Supervisor: Gregorio Canales Martínez.

Moreno-Muñoz, Daniel. PhD in History, Geography, and Art History: Society, Territory, and Patrimony, University of Murcia, Murcia. Thesis title: Fishing as a resource in Mazarrón Bay, Murcia. Supervisors: Cayetano Espejo Marín and Ramón García Marín.

Ortega García, Carlos Ernesto. PhD in Current Latin American Studies, Research Institute Ortega y Gasset, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid. Thesis title: "The privatization of water in Colombia: the case of the Atlantic Coast". Supervisor: Cristina Xalma.

Sánchez Sánchez, Miguel Ángel. PhD in History, Geography, and Art History: Society, Territory, and Patrimony, University of Murcia, Murcia. Thesis title: Patrimonialisation and valorisation of regional mountain parks in the hinterlands of Murcia Region. Supervisors: Francisco Belmonte Serrato and Ramón García Marín.

Vázquez Vargas, Carolina. Master in Sustainable River Management and Integrated Water Management, Faculty of Economics and Enterprise, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza. Thesis title: "The state of the art in Spain about indicators of management for the urban water cycle". Supervisor: Jaime Morell Sastre.


Back to top

 

The Netherlands

Godinez Madrigal, Jonatan. PhD Fellow, Delft Institute for Water Education (IHE), Delft. Thesis title: "Water allocation dilemma between two economic heartlands: the case study of Los Altos-Leon-Guadalajara interbasin water transfer, Mexico". Supervisor: Pieter van der Zaag.


Back to top

 

United Kingdom

Bennison, Sarah. PhD in Spanish and Latin American Studies, School of Modern Languages, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Thesis title: "The Cultural Meanings of Water in the Andes: Continuity and Change in Huarochirí (Peru)". Supervisors: Prof. Rosaleen Howard (linguistics) and Dr. Patricia Oliart (anthropology).

Dupre-Harbord, Justin. MSc in Environment and Development, School of Geoscience, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland. Thesis title: "Political ecology of the water-energy nexus: Case study of Wayuu communities in La Guajira, Colombia". Supervisor: Antonio Ioris.

MacCulloch, Frances. MSc in Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London, London. Thesis title: "Heavy metals and kidney diseases".

Minelli, Francesca. PhD in Sociology, College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow. Thesis title: "Communitarian water providers and the water justice movement: The case of Cochabamba water cooperatives". Supervisors: Dr. Nicole Bourque and Prof. Satnam Virdee.

Morales Arcila, Diana Carolina. PhD in Geography, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURDS), School of Geography, Politics, and Sociology, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne. Thesis title: Regional Co-operation for Local Development: The Coffee Region and the Sajonia Triangle in Colombia. Supervisors: Dr. Andy Pike, and Danny MacKinnon.


Back to top

 

United States

Hines, Sarah T.. PhD in History, Department of History, University of California , Berkeley. Thesis title: "Water and the City: Urbanización and Water Accumulation in Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1879-2012". Supervisors: Dr. Mark A. Healey and Dr. Margaret Chowning.

Kelly-Richards, Sarah. PhD in Geography, School of Geography and Development, University of Arizona, Tucson. Thesis topic: "Water governance in Chile". Supervisor: Dr. Carl Bauer.

Roca Servat, Denisse. PhD in Justice Studies, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe. Thesis title: "The extractive industry and water in Peru: the quest for water justice in Arequipa". Supervisor: Dr. Bob Bolin.


Back to top