Dr. Isabella Alcañiz (Ph.D. in Political Science from Northwestern University) is the Dr. Horace V. and Wilma E. Harrison Distinguished Professor in Environmental Politics and Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland. Her research interests include the study of the State, and networks in gender and environmental politics in Latin America and the rest of the Developing World. She has published in World Politics, the British Journal of Political Science (BJPS), the Latin American Research Review (LARR), Latin American Perspectives (LAP), Environmental Science and Policy (ES&P), Water Policy, and la Revista de Ciencia Política (Chile). Her book Environmental and Nuclear Networks in the Global South: How Skills Shape International Cooperation is forthcoming with the Structural Analysis in the Social Science series of Cambridge University Press.
The Ethics and Political Science Program will be hosting Marijke Breuning of the University of North Texas for a talk on August 26 at noon in Allen 2115. The title of her talk is, “Intercounry Adoption: In the Best Interests of Children or Parents?”