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Post-Doctoral Researchers

Alejandro Esguerra

Alejandro Esguerra



Campus Griebnitzsee
Faculty of Economics
and Social Sciences
DFG-Research Training Group "WIPCAD"
August-Bebel-Straße 89
14482 Potsdam, Germany

Office: Building 7, Room 3.07.207

Alejandro  Esguerra  is  a  post-doctoral  researcher  at WIPCAD since March 2016. He obtained his PhD at the Freie Universität Berlin and conducted research at Cornell University, the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research  - UFZ as well as the Centre for Global Cooperation Research in Duisburg. His work is concerned with the role of knowledge and practice  in  international  relations  theory,  transnational  private  governance and  epistemic  authority  in  global  environmental  politics.  His  most  recent publications are, with Silke Beck and Rolf Lidskog, ‘Stakeholder engagement in the making: IPBES legitimization politics’ in Global Environmental Politics, with Nicole Helmerich and Thomas Risse, ‘Sustainability Politics and Limited Statehood: Contesting New Modes of Governance’ (Palgrave Macmillan 2017), and with Tobias Berger ‘World Politics in Translation. Power, Relationality and Difference in Global Cooperation’ (Routledge 2018).

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