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Cintya is a researcher with expertise in environmental studies and economics. She holds a Ph.D. in Urban and Environmental Studies from El Colegio de Mexico, a master’s degree in environmental management from Universidad Centroamericana “José Simeón Cañas” in El Salvador, and an undergraduate degree in Economics from the same university.
Currently, Cintya is a research professor at the Global Change and Sustainability Laboratory at Rosario Castellanos University. Her research focuses on climate governance in developing countries and the role of institutions in decarbonization pathways in Latin America. She has been a research fellow at the Earth System Governance project since 2021 and contributes to the Carbon Removal Working Group for the Earth System Governance Community. On September 13th, as part of the South-South Initiative, she organized a webinar titled “Climate Governance Opportunities and Challenges in Latin America”. The webinar provided an analysis of governance architectures related to climate change and insights based on case studies from Mexico, Central America, and Brazil.
Previously, Cintya worked as an associate professor in the Energy Program at El Colegio de Mexico and as an assistant project of the Water Security Observatory at the Centre for Demographic, Urban, and Environmental Studies (CEDUA) in the same institution.

Architecture and Agencyclimate governancedecarbonization pathwaysDeveloping Countries

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