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Maria Luisa Mendonça

Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos
Director
Maria Luisa Mendonça is a visiting scholar in the Center for Place, Culture and Politics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). She holds a PhD in Human Geography from the Department of Philosophy, Literature and Social Sciences at University of Sao Paulo (USP). She is the founder of Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos (Network for Social Justice and Human Rights - www.social.org.br) in Brazil and the editor of the book “Human Rights in Brazil,” which has been published annually since 2000. From 2014 until 2016 she was a visiting professor in the International Relations Department of University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). In 2013 she was a visiting scholar in the Development Sociology Department at Cornell University. Her work focuses on agricultural systems, rural movements and geopolitical land and natural resource conflicts.

Director of Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos (Network for Social Justice and Human Rights) in Brazil. Her work focuses on agricultural systems, rural movements and geopolitical land and natural resource conflicts.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, July 28
 

4:00pm