Welcome to Renata Motta - New Associate Professor at the Department of Global Studies

On 1 September Renata joined CAS as Associate Professor in Brazilian Studies.

04.10.2017 | Camilla Dimke

Renata Motta received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the Freie Universität Berlin in 2015, where she was a doctoral researcher at the BMBF-funded project desiguALdades.net. From 2015, she has been Adjunct Professor in Sociology at the Institute for Latin American Studies from the Freie Universität Berlin. Her teaching and research interests include political sociology and social movements, social inequalities, gender and environment, and food studies. She has authored articles in these areas for Journal of Agrarian Change, Social Movement Studies, Sociology Compass, Revista Brasileira de Ciências Sociais, and for the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). She has authored the book Social Mobilization, Global Capitalism and Struggles over Food: A Comparative Study of Social Movements (Routledge, 2016) and co-edited the book Global Entangled Inequalities: Conceptual Debates and Evidence from Latin America (Routledge, 2018). Her current project, funded by the Margherita-von-Brentano-Zentrum (FU Berlin), is entitled “Bridging Environments: United by Food”, on political-ecological coalitions around food. 

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