Dr. Amalia Leguizamon is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Tulane University. She is also a core faculty member at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and a member of the Environmental Studies Faculty Advisory Committee.

Her research work encompasses the political economy of the environment. Her regional focus is Latin America. She investigates the power dynamics that fuel development projects in the region and their uneven impact on society and the environment. She relies mostly on qualitative methods for data collection (fieldwork, interviews, participant observations). Her research focuses on Argentina’s swift agrarian transformation based on the early adoption and intensive implementation of genetically modified soybeans.

This information and much more can be found on Dr. Leguizamon’s profile at Tulane.