Convener: Eduardo Posada-Carbo
Speaker: Jessica Rich, Marquette University
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.