Isabella Alcañiz

Associate Professor
Faculty Coordinator of the Environmental Politics and Policy Program
Department of Government and Politics

Dr. Isabella Alcañiz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland (UMD). Her research on environmental and climate politics, international financial mechanisms for climate change, social network analysis, the state in the global south, and Latin American politics has been published in the British Journal of Political Science, World Politics, Water Policy, Environmental Science & Policy, and elsewhere. In 2016, she published her book Environmental and Nuclear Networks in the Global South: How Skills Shape International Cooperation, with Cambridge University Press.
Dr. Alcañiz holds a Licenciatura degree in International Relations from the Universidad de Belgrano (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and a PhD in Political Science from Northwestern University. She is a faculty advisor for the UMD ENSP-Environmental Politics and Policy Program. You can reach Dr. Alcañiz by e-mailing

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