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 Researchers at the MPI for the Study of Societies

Andrés López Rivera

Andrés López Rivera
Doctoral Researcher, IMPRS-SPCE, University of Duisburg-Essen
Phone: +49 203 379-5265
Fax: +49 203 379-5276


Research Interests

Transnational governance; contentious politics; epistemic authority; international political sociology

Research Projects

Selected Publications

López Rivera, Andrés. 2016. "Revisiting the Idea(l) of Global Civil Society in the Light of Human Rights." Ius Humani Law Journal 5: 229-42.  
López Rivera, Andrés. 2017. "Chronicle of a Schism Foretold: The State and Transnational Activism in Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT Initiative." Environmental Sociology 3 (3): 226-236.  
Mauelshagen, Franz, and Andrés López Rivera. 2020. “Climate Change.” In The Routledge Handbook to the Political Economy and Governance of the Americas, edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Anne Tittor, Daniel Hawkins, and Eleonora Rohland, Chapter 30. London: Routledge.



2017-present Doctoral Researcher, International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE), Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, and University of Duisburg-Essen, Department of Sociology
2015-2017 Lecturer/Researcher (faculty member), Universidad de Los Hemisferios (UDH), Quito, Ecuador
2013-2014 MSc, Global Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
2012-2013 Erasmus Exchange (from Lumière University Lyon 2), first year of masters program in political science, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels
2009-2012 BSc, Political Science, Lumière University Lyon 2, France


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