Extractive Industry & Environmental/Human Rights

Speaker: Dr. Alejandro Artiga-Purcell

Tuesday, May 14th @ 7pm (virtual)

Join us as the Latin America Caucus of ICPJ continues our 2024 Speaker Series with speaker Dr. Alejandro Artiga-Purcell, Assistant Professor in the Communication Studies Department at San José State University.

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Alejandro holds a M.A. in Development Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies in the Netherlands, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

For over a decade, Alejandro’s research and advocacy work have focused on thesuccesses and limitations of water justice social movements and the social and environmental consequences of extractive development in Central America. He has worked with a variety of non-governmental organizations in El Salvador, Honduras, Chile, Washington D.C., and California on issues spanning US trade policy, water governance, and gold and lithium mining. His work centers environmental justice that embraces diversity and coalition-building with underrepresented and vulnerable populations.