Who Speaks for Nature? Indigenous Environmentalists against Extraction in Ecuador.

Presentation by Karleen West,
SUNY Geneseo

October 4, 7:00 pm
Downtown United Presbyterian Church,
121 North Fitzhugh Street,
Rochester, NY

The church is accessible to those with handicaps and looped for the hearing impaired.

Karleen West is Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations at SUNY Geneseo. She will discuss her latest research on the struggles of indigenous communities against international companies promoting natural resource extraction and giant megaprojects in Ecuador. Her research focuses on Latin American politics, and includes interests in ethnic politics, political parties, comparative institutions, and political behavior. She has published in several different journals.