Latin American History Seminar: Instituciones y Petróleo en México y Venezuela, 1900-2017

week 7

Convener: Eduardo Posada-Carbo

Speaker: Isabelle Rousseau, El Colegio de Mexico

Isabelle Rousseau holds a Ph.D. in Sociology, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris. Since 1997, she is a professor and researcher at the Center for International Studies, El Colegio de Mexico (Colmex) and, since 2015, she coordinates the Energy Program at Colmex. She is a Member of the National System of Researchers and of the Mexican Academy of Sciences; (since 2018) member of the Consulting Committee of CENAGAS. 2006-2014: Associated fellow at the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI), Sciences Po (Paris). 2006-2015: External member of the team on “Good Governance on the Petroleum Sector”, Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs). 2012-2018. Member of the World Energy Council ‘s board (Chapter Mexico) on behalf of El Colegio de México. She has written or edited six books. Her most recent book, published by El Colegio de México, in 2017, is: Tribulaciones de dos companies petroleras estatales. 1900-2014. (Trayectorias comparadas de Pemex y PdVSA).