Research fields


 - Environmental civil society, environmental defender issues  and conservation

 - NGOs, Human rights & heritage

 - Indigenous peoples, politics and rights


 - Natural resource governance and biodiversity        conservation


 - World Heritage & sustainable development

 - Political ecology of cultural landscapes


 - Peruvian Amazon

 - Vietnamese culture and society


University of Copenhagen, Gold Medal (1998),

Swiss Latin American Studies Award (2012),

 International Geneva Award (2021),