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Ana Laura Lobo, PhD Candidate
Ana Laura has a master’s degree in social investigation from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and completed doctoral work in social sciences at UBA and the National University of San Martin. Her postgraduate research was completed at the UBA’s Gino Germani Research Institute. She began her tenure with SIT in 2010 as academic coordinator of the Regional Integration, Development, and Social Change program, also based in Buenos Aires. In January 2011, she joined the Social Movements and Human Rights Program as associate director.
Her research interests include sociology, social justice and human rights, and social transformation using art and culture. She is a member of the research project team Human Rights and the Protection of Strategic Resources in Latin America in the 21st Century. She has served as adjunct professor for UNICEF and the judicial power of the province of Buenos Aires and as a lecturer at UBA. Currently, she teaches Peace Culture and Human Rights, a seminar chaired by Nobel Peace laureate Adolfo Perez Esquivel.
She worked as an advisor to the Argentine Ministry of Industry and Production on enterprise and regional development projects related to social and local economic development. She also serves as a technical consultant for Programa de Inclusión Social Envión in Avellaneda.
- MA, University of Buenos Aires