National University of Mexico
During my academic life I have worked with indigenous forest communities in Mexico and Cenral America, studying property regimes and rights over lands and natural resources; forest and biodiversity management and forests and landscapes local governance. Other themes of study have been: impacts on migration on local forests governance as well as the local impacts (social and environmental) of environment, agrarian and conservation policies and environmental justice at large.
I have Masters on Sociology and Masters on Demographics, PHD on Anthropology. For the last 25 years I have worked at the National University of Mexico and currently I chair UNAM` s seminar on environmental policies.
I was president of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (21011-2013), A member of the advising board of the 2017 Human Development Report (UN). Since 2016 I am also a member of the Committee for Development Policies of the UN.