Professor Profile


Professional Profile

Professor in the Academic Department of Social and Political Sciences at Universidad del Pacífico and member of the university Research Center. She holds a Ph.D. in International Studies with specializations in Comparative Development and Latin American studies from the University of Miami (United States). She has been Salzburg Fellow in Austria in the Social and Economic Determinants of Health.

Her current research focuses on the intersection of labor and social rights with gender, ethnicity/race and social class. Domestic paid workers and other special employment system workers are of her particular interest. Before this research work, she carried out studies on health rights for marginalized communities and penal policies in the United States and Peru. She has several publications in peer-reviewed and indexed journals, books, working papers, and other academic journals.

She has been professor of Political and Social Sciences at the Undergraduate School and in the Public Administration program at Universidad del Pacífico Graduate School, Academic Director of the Ph.D. Program in Strategic Management at Universidad del Pacífico Graduate School, and Head of the FORGE project implemented by GRADE. Furthermore, she has been consultant on vulnerable population in Peru with organizations such as the Open Society Foundations (OSF), International Labor Organization (ILO), and the UK Department for International Development (DFID). She was the main local consultant to the Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA) between 2007 and 2011. Before coming to Peru, was Vice President of Health initiatives at the Collins Center for Public Policy in Florida, U.S

Specialization Areas

Human Rights: Labor and social rights, right to health. Social policies.