Nuria Pena, PhD

Nuria earned a PhD in Social Sciences from IDES-UNGS, focusing on transnational migration processes between Paraguay and Argentina. She graduated from London Guildhall University in the UK with a major in political science and a minor in French. She later earned an MA in political science from Leiden University and an MA in development studies from Nijmegen University, both in the Netherlands. Prior to becoming the academic director for the Argentina: Transnationalism and Comparative Development in South America program, Nuria was the assistant director and interim academic director of the Argentina: Social Movements and Human Rights program. Nuria was born in Argentina and has lived and worked abroad for 12 years, mainly in London, Amsterdam, and Barcelona. She works as a consultant for international development agencies with a focus on gender and development. She worked for Oxfam International for five years, including several missions to West and Northeast Africa and parts of Latin America, mainly Brazil and Nicaragua. She works as a consultant for international development agencies with a focus on gender and development. Her research interests include development, gender and migration.

Education

  • PhD, IDES-Universidad de Sarmiento
  • MA, Nijmegen University
  • MA, Leiden University
Nuria Pena, PhD

SIT Study Abroad

Academic Director

ARGENTINA: Transnationalism and Comparative Development in South America

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SIT Graduate Institute

Affiliated Faculty

MA in Sustainable Development

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