Cristina Yumie Aoki Inoue

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Visiting Fellow, Brazil

Cristina Yumie Aoki Inoue is a Professor of International Relations at the University of Brasília, Brazil. She is an Earth System Governance senior research fellow and a member-at-large of the International Studies Association’s Active Learning in International Affairs Section. Cristina’s research areas include global environmental politics, focusing on the governance of biodiversity and climate change, the Amazon region, transnational networks, and international cooperation for development. As a Visiting Fellow, she worked on two projects: one on indigenous knowledge(s) and the concept of global environmental governance; the other focused on socio-environmental impacts of the Brazilian international development cooperation on Amazonian countries in South America. Before becoming a professor, Cristina worked as an analyst in international cooperation at the Brazilian Cooperation Agency and the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development. She was a visiting scholar to the International Human Dimensions Program on Global Environmental Change, United Nations University, Bonn. Cristina teaches undergraduate and graduate students and coordinated the Undergraduate Program in International Relations at the University of Brasília. She has a BA degree in International Relations, a MA in Development Studies, Institute of Social Studies, the Netherlands and also a Master’s degree in International Relations, from University of Brasília. Cristina holds a PhD in Sustainable Development (Environmental Policy and Management), from the University of Brasília.