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Argentina

Costamagna, Ingrid. PhD in Geology, Research Centre on Earth Sciences (CICTERRA), National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), National University o Cordoba (UNC), Cordoba. Thesis title: "Paleo-limnological reconstruction of fire history and its relations with the trophic changes and sedimentary dynamics of the San Roque reservoir, Cordoba, Argentina." Supervisors: Eduardo Piovano and Silvana Halac.

Figueredo Hernández, José Antonio. PhDin Environmental Science, Institute of Snow Research, Glaciology and Environmental Science (IANIGLA), Mendoza , Thesis title: "Community Strategies to face water scarcity in climate change contexts". Supervisors: Lucrecia Wagner and Facundo Rojas.

Fili, Juan Pablo. PhD in Agrarian Social Studies, Institute of Geography, National University of Cuyo (UNCUYO), Mendoza, Mendoza. Thesis title: "Transformations in the rural space of the Province of San Juan, Argentina. A study of the agricultural tax deferments of 1977-2016". Supervisor: Facundo Martin.

Galarza, Carlos Axel. BA in Education Sciences, Institute of Education Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, National University of Northeast (UNNE), Resistencia, Chaco. Thesis title: "The official Carnival in Corrientes. Commodification processes in spaces of cultural consumption." Supervisor: Nidia B. Piñeyro.

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

García, Alfredo. PhD in Social Sciences, Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO), Buenos Aires. Thesis title: "State Environmental Institutionalization in the case of the Pascua Lama Mine". Supervisors: Enrique Aliste and Jose Seoane. / Assistant Lecturer, Department of Social Work, University of Atacama, Copiapó, Atacama.

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).

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. PhD in Social Sciences, National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires (UBA), based at the Research Institute, Faculty of Political Science and international Relations, National University of Rosario (UNR), Rosario, Santa Fe. Thesis title: "The political ecology of regional integration. Development and socio-environmental conflicts in the Parana-Paraguay-Waterway, (2000-2015)". Supervisor: Prof. José Esteban Castro.

Paiavonskis, Ivan. Master in Urban Studies, Institute of the Buenos Aires Conurbated Area (ICO), National University of General Sarmiento (UNGS), Buenos Aires. Thesis title: "A community of actors in the Cildañez stream. Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. 10 years of networking actions for the sustainable management of urban water risks (2013-2023)". Supervisor: TBC.

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. PhD in Education, 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: Nidia Pineyro. Socially productive riverine experiences and knowledges. Interpretations of artisanal fishing activities in two communities of the Middle Parana River, provinces of Chaco and Corrientes, Argentina.

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 Ing. Raúl Antonio Lopardo.


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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.

Barra, Barbara Furtado. PhD in Collective Health, Postgraduate Programme in Collective Health(PPGSCO) Rene Rachou Institute, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation(FIocruz Minas), Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Thesis title: "Privatisation of Water and Sanitation Services in Brazil. A critical analysis from a political ecological perspective". Supervisor: Leo Heller.

Borges, Júlia. PhD in Social Policy, Post-graduate Programme in Social Sciences, State University of the Fluminense North Darcy Ribeiro (UENF), Campos de los Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro. Thesis title: "The water that you cannot see: Virtual Water and Water Security in a context of water scarcity in the State of Rio de Janeiro". Supervisor: Simonne Teixeira.

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)

Brito, Ágata. PhD in Environmental Science Post-Graduate Programme in Environmental Science (PROCAM), University of Sao Paulo (USP), Sao Paulo. Thesis title: "Rice cultivation in the Rio de la Plata Basin: tension or cooperation?". Supervisor: Wagner Costa Ribeiro.

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)

Chaves de França, Adriano. PhD in Geography, Post-graduate Programme in Geography, Federal University of Grande Dourados (UFGD), Naviraí, , Mato Grosso do Sul. Thesis title: "The political geography of water by the Ivinhema River Basin Committee, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil". Supervisor: Edvaldo Cesar Moretti.

Correia, Joab. Master in Regional Development, Post-graduate Programme in Regional Development, State University of Paraiba (UEPB), Campina Grande, Paraiba. Thesis title: "Scenarios of socio-environmental conflicts in the eastern branch of the San Francisco River Transfer Project". Supervisor: Ângela Maria Cavalcanti Ramalho.

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.

Dias, Leonardo Freire. MA in Civil Defense and Public Security, Geosciences Institute, Fluminense Federal University (UFF), Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro. Thesis title: "Underdevelopment". Supervisor: Marcos Barreto de Mendonça.

Donato, Laryssa de Almeida. Master in Regional Development, Post-graduate Programme in Regional Development, State University of Paraiba (UEPB), Campina Grande, Paraiba. Thesis title: "The access to water as a human right". Supervisor: Ângela Maria Cavalcanti Ramalho.

Duarte Cáceres, Natalia. PhD in Geography, Institute of Geosciences (IGC), Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Thesis title: "Towards a mixed model of public supply services in Brazil and Colombia: community water management as an alternative". Supervisor: Antônio Pereira Magalhães Jr.

Farias, Ana Lizete. PhD in Environment and Development, Post-graduate Programme in Environment and Development (PPGMADE), Federal University of Parana (UFPR), Curitiba, Parana. Thesis title: "A psychoanalytic perspective of the environmental crisis as a contribution to environmental education". Supervisors: Maria do Rosário Knechtel and Mauricio D'Scragnolle.

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.

Gomes Sant’ Anna, Camila. PhD in Architecture and Urbanism, Central Institute of Sciences (ICC), Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, University of Brasilia, Brasilia. Thesis title: "Green Infrastructure as a way to rethink Landscape Planning". Supervisor: Maria do Carmo de Lima Bezerra.

Gonçalves, Maria de Lourdes Almeida. Professional Master, National Network on Management and Regulation of Water Resources (PROFAGUA), Department of Environmental and Civil Engineering, Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Recife, Pernambuco. Thesis title: "Participative methodologies in the progress towards water governance: the case of the collegiates in the Rio Pajeú Hydrographic basin, Pernambuco, Brazil". Supervisor: Suzana Maria Gico Lima Montenegro.

Klaus Junior, Claudio Antonio. PhD in Development and Society, Post Graduate Programme on Society and Development (PPGDS), University Alto Vale do Rio do Peixe (UNIARP), Boa Vista, Roraima. Thesis title: "Law, Sanitation and Sustainability: a Comparative Analysis Between Municipalities in the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil and the Province of Ontario, Canada in the Light of Sustainable Development Goals 6 and 11". Supervisor: Levi Hülse.

Lima, Maryellen. PhD in Sociology, Post Graduate Programme in Sociology, Faculty of Philosophy and Human Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais(UFMG), Belo Horizonte. Thesis title: "The production of vulnerability: water insecurity in the context of the relocation of Paracatu community, Mariana, Minas Gerais". Supervisor: Raquel Oliveira.

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.

Morais, Nathália Souza de. BA in International Relations, State University of Paraiba (UEPB), Joao Pessoa, Paraiba.

Peres, Renato. Master in Geography, Postgraduate Programme in Geography, State University of São Paulo (UNESP), Rio Claro, Sao Paulo. Thesis title: "Water as a territorial resource in agriculture: the case of Holambra, Sao Paulo, Brazil". Supervisor: José Gilberto de Souza.

Pimentel, Liliana. PhD in Geography, Post-graduate Programme in Geography, University of Brasilia(UNB), Brasilia, Thesis title: "Prevention of water conflicts. The Brazilian model of governance". Supervisor: Valdir Adilson Steinke.

Portela, Lindon Johnson Pontes. PhD in Education, Post Graduate Programme on Education, Institute of Education Sciences, Federal University of Western Para (UFOPA), Santarem, Para. Thesis title: "Digital culture, Popular education, and cyber militancy: the case of the School of Amazonian socio-environmental militancy for the protection of Tapajos waters, Para, Brazil". Supervisor: Gilson Cruz Junior.

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.

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.

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.

Valencia Espina, Jose Manuel. Master in Rural Development, Post-graduate Programme in Rural Development (PGDR), Interdisciplinary Centre on Society, Environment, and Development (CISADE), Faculty of Economics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul. Thesis title: "Who is denied of the access to water in South America? Political Ecology and hydroterritories in dialogue with the Mbya-Guarani in Southern Brazil". Supervisor: Gabriela Coelho-de-Souza.

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)

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.


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Chile

Bolados Arratia, Maximiliano Armando. MA in Geography, Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, University of Chile, Santiago. Thesis title: "The antisocial water cycle: water injustice in the province of Petorca, Chile". Supervisor: María Christina Fragkou.

García, Alfredo. PhD in Social Sciences, Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO), Buenos Aires. Thesis title: "State Environmental Institutionalization in the case of the Pascua Lama Mine". Supervisors: Enrique Aliste and Jose Seoane. / Assistant Lecturer, Department of Social Work, University of Atacama, Copiapó, Atacama.

Retamal Maldonado, Alejandro. PhD in Human Sciences, Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities, Austral University of Chile (UACh), Valdivia. Thesis title: "Political ecology in the fishing territories of Southern Chile". Supervisor: Gonzalo Saavedra Gallo.


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Colombia

Blanco Moreno, Carolina. Inter-institutional PhD in Environmental Sciences, University of the Valley (UNIVALLE), Cali. Thesis title: "Community water management and the struggles for its recognition: the case of water for human consumption in the Cauca Valley". Supervisor: Mario Alejandro Pérez Rincón.

Botero-Mesa, María. Master in Development, School of Social Sciences, Pontifical Bolivarian University, Medellin. Thesis title: "Practices of the right to water in the Inter-neighbourhood Table of the Disconnected at the hidrosocial territory of El Faro, Medellin. An alternative to development?" Supervisor: Denisse María Roca-Servat.

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.


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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.

Valenciano Hernández, María Stephanie. BA in Political Sciences University of Costa Rica, San Jose. Thesis title: "Water in dispute: political contest and institutional management in the case of Parque Los Chorros, Tacares (2011-2019)". Supervisor: Felipe Alpízar Rodríguez.


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Cuba

Puentes Vasconcellos, Lissette. PhD in Administration, Centre for Studies on Bussiness and Territorial Management, Faculty of Economics, University of Camaguey, Camaguey. Thesis title: "Sustainable management in the fishing industry". Supervisor: C. Néstor Loredo Carballo.


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France


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Germany


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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.

Arreola García, Guadalupe. MA in Geography, , National Autonomous University of Mexico, Morelia, Michoacan. Thesis title: "Water infrastructure in community water management. The role of social innovation". Supervisor: Jaime Paneque Gálvez.

Avendaño Marín, David. Master in Regional Studies, Research Institute Dr. José María Luis Mora, Mexico City. Thesis title: "The dispute over water in the Pánuco river basin over the Monterrey VI Project. River transfers and hydrosocial territories". Supervisor: Arsénio González Reynoso.

Avila Farfán, Adriana Alejandra. Master in Geography, Post-Graduate Programme in Geography, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City. Thesis title: "Hydrosocial territories in Sumapaz, Colombia. The struggles of peasant community over the Agua Clara hydroenergy megaproject". Supervisor: Veronica Ibarra.

Aviña Escot, Rosa Paola. Master in Sustainable Water Management, El Colegio de San Luis (COLSAN), San Luis Potosi. Thesis title: "The socio-political construction of a lakescape. The case of Atitlan, Guatemala." Supervisor: Francisco Javier Peña de la Paz.

Bautista Gómez, Guillermina. MsC in Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Interdisciplinary Centre for Research and Studies on Environment and Development, National Polytechnical Institute (IPN), Mexico City. Thesis title: "Conservation strategies of the Tanque Tenorio wetland, San Luis Potosí, México". Supervisor: María Concepción Martínez Rodríguez.

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.

Casas Cervantes, Abril Fabiola. PhD in Social Sciences, Centre for Research and Higher Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS), Guadalajara, Jalisco. Thesis title: "For water: neighbour organizations and urban water problems in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area". Supervisors: Humberto González Chávez and Antonio Cáñez Cota.

Celaya Aguilar, Suzette Daniela. PhD in Social Sciences, El Colegio de Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora. Thesis title: "Dams in conflict: struggles against the construction of two dams in Sonora, 1955-1965 and 2009-2015". Supervisors: Dr. Esther Padilla and Dr. Karina Kloster.

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.

Comparan Orozco, Angelica Stefania. BA in Psychology, La Ciénaga University Centre, University of Guadalajara (UdG), Ocotlan, Jalisco. Supervisor: Adriana Hernández García.

Dehonor Márquez, Amner. Master in Water Sciences, Inter American Centre for Water Resources, Faculty of Engineering, Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEMex), Toluca, Mexico. Thesis title: "Proposal for an Operation Handbook: Procedures for governance and integrity in municipal water authorities". Supervisor: Alejandro Tonatiuh Romero Contreras.

Isordia Avila, Alondra Graciela. Master in Social Sciences, Social Sciences Academic Unit, Autonomous University of Zacatecas (UAZ), Zacatecas, Thesis title: "Water appropriation through sectorization in Fresnillo, Zacatecas. An analysis of water distribution and its negative impact on the citizenry, 2018 - 2022". Supervisor: Antonio Rodriguez Sanchez.

Jaimes Pulido, Carlos Efraín. Master in Water Sciences, Inter American Centre for Water Resources, Faculty of Engineering, Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEMex), Toluca, Mexico. Thesis title: "Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), governance and integrity in the water operating organisations: the case of the Organization for Water, Drainage and Sanitation (ODAPAS), Valle de Bravo, Mexico". Supervisor: Alejandro Tonatiuh Romero Contreras.

Macías, Fabián Leonardo. Master in Integrated Basin Management, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Autonomous University of Queretaro (UAQ), Queretaro. Thesis title: "Opportunities for adaptive management in the micro basin Sauz de Guadalupe, from a basin perspective: towards a praxis of water". Supervisor: Raúl Pineda López.

Matías Arcos, María Elena. BA in Human Geography, Division of Social Sciences and Humanities, Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM), Iztapalapa, Mexico City. Thesis title: "Community water management in Montaña de Guerrero, México". Supervisor: Pere Sunyer Martín.

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

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.

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.

Soto Rivas, Loreto Irene. Master in Human Rights and Peace, Institutional Programme in Human Rights and Peace, ITESO, the Jesuit University of Guadalajara, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco. Thesis title: "Analysis of the process of mediation in Acasico community, Jalisco, connected with the construction of El Zapotillo Dam". Supervisor: Carlos A. Peralta Varela.

Tercero Cruz, Laura Priscila. PhD in Water Security, Mexican Institute of Water Technology (IMTA ), Jiutepec, Morelos. Thesis title: "Local proposals for water governance in contexts of water conflicts in rural areas: the case of the canalisation of water committees in indigenous communities of Costa Chica, State of Guerrero, Mexico", Supervisor: Alejandra Pena García.

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.

Villava Robles, Ernesto Tsintsuni. MA in Public Management of Sustainability, Michoacan's University San Nicolas de Hidalgo, Morelia, Michoacan. Thesis title: "Urbanization, environmental conflicts, and community water management in Jesus del Monte, Morelia, Michoacan". Supervisor: Erika Piña.


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Peru


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Spain

Bagué Tova, Edurne. Independent Researcher, Barcelona.

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.

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.


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Switzerland


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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.


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United Kingdom

Capandeguy, Maite. Msc. Environmental Engineering, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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".

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.

Ortiz Moreno, Jorge Adrián. PhD in Development Studies, Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, Brighton. Thesis title: "Transformative change towards sustainable and resilient provision ofurbanbasic services: Exploring challenges and opportunities forrainwater harvesting in Mexico City". Supervisors: Jaideep Gupte and Adrian Smith.


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Granados, Ernesto. PhD in Anthropology and Environmental Science, Department of Anthropology, College of Social Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Thesis title: "Community assesment of major environmental policies: The Lower Colorado River Basin". Supervisor: Lucero Radonic.

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.


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