Paula Satizabal, University of Melbourne

Project Role: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

About: Paula is a Colombian political ecologist and human geographer. Her research focuses on how political economic processes shape and transform the everyday lives of communities, environmental governance institutions, and power/knowledge dynamics. Her work has examined socio-environmental conflicts and human rights violations in coastal spaces in Colombia and the Philippines. She has also studied cassava farmers’ problem-solution pathways in Cambodia and the importance of social relations for disaster management in Australia.