State-Driven Activism: The Politics of AIDS in Brazil

State-Driven Activism: The Politics of AIDS in Brazil

Friday, 2 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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Venue: 
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Speaker(s): 
Jessica Rich, Marquette University
Convenor: 
Eduardo Posada-Carbo
Series: 
Latin American Centre Seminars

Jessica Rich is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Marquette University, specializing in civil society, social movements, and state-building in Latin America. She received her doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley and her bachelor’s degree from Carleton College. Her book manuscript, State-Driven Activism: The Politics of AIDS in Brazil (under contract with Cambridge University Press), explores the ways policymakers and activists can support each other to make political mobilization more effective.