Global Studies Professor Javiera Barandiarán has been awarded the prestigious 2021-22 Berlin Prize by the American Academy in Berlin. Along with a monthly stipend award, Barandiarán will be in residence at the American Academy in Berlin from January to May 2022, where she will focus on her book project, provisionally titled “The Lithium Trade in Andes” and engage with European colleagues.
“This prestigious international award recognizes Professor Barandiarán’s pathbreaking contribution to the understanding of global environmental governance and struggles,” said Alison Brysk, professor and chair of global studies. "Our department is proud to host a rising star who is bringing the Latin American perspective and rich analysis to bear on the leading issue of our times.”
Read the full article on UCSB's Current News to hear more about her research and the prize details!