Ricardo Rivas

About Ricardo Rivas

I am a PhD candidate in Sociology. I earned a Conicyt-Fulbright Chile grant for my doctoral studies in the United States. 


"Globalization and Local Actors: Salmon Industry in Chile." Tinker Summer Field Research funded by The Institute of the Environment and The Center for Latin American Studies of The University of Arizona. June 2014. Further information:


Dissertation project “Economic Globalization and Environmental Governance: The Case of the Farmed Salmon Industry in Chile.” 

Committee: Dr. Kathleen Schwartzman (chair); Dr. Brian Mayer; Dr. Kevin Fitzsimmons (from Agricultural Science department)

Research Interests

International Political Economy
Environmental Sociology
Poverty and Social Stratification


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Ricardo Rivas

(2015) Certificate in College Teaching University of Arizona. USA.

(2013) M.A., in Sociology University of Arizona. USA.

(2007) Master in Human Development. University of "La Frontera". Chile.

(2003) B.A., Sociology University of Concepcion. Chile.