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Vanessa Lucena Empinotti


Ministério da Educação (Brasil). Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC). Centro de Engenharia, Modelagem e Ciências Sociais Aplicadas (CECS)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Vanessa L. Empinotti is Assistant Professor in Rural Policy and Planning in the Spatial Planning Program at Federal University of ABC - UFABC - in Brazil. An agronomist by training, she completed her Ph.D in Geography at Colorado University in Boulder. She studied participatory practices and water governance at the São Francisco River Basin in the northeastern region of Brazil. Her research employs Critical Political Ecology to analyze institutional arrangements, environmental governance, and power relations. She has been studying water insecurity in marginalized settings; hydrosocial territories and spatial planning, and rural gentrification and the access to natural resources. In the last years she published in national and international journals and books chapters and participated in research projects such as XINGU: Integrando o planejamento do uso da terra e a governança da água na Amazônia: em busca da melhoria da segurança hídrica na fronteira agrícola do Mato Grosso 2013 - 2017 (Belmont Forum), Securing water for megacities: an analysis of water governance and scarcity in São Paulo Metropolitan Region 2015-2017 (British Academy), Governança Ambiental da Macrometrópole Paulista 2017- 2022 (Temático FAPESP), the research network Household Water Insecurity experiences - HWIE (National Science Foundation). She is also Deputy Editor of Ambiente e Sociedade Journal. She co-edited books, including, Water Governance in the context of water scarcity (2017, Annablume). (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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EMPINOTTI, VANESSA LUCENA; BUDDS, JESSICA; JEPSON, WENDY; MILLINGTON, NATE; FERRARA, LUCIANA NICOLAU; GEERE, JO-ANNE; GRANDISOLI, EDSON; ARTEIRO DA PAZ, MARIANA GUTIERRES; PUGA, BRUNO PEREGRINA; ALVES, ESTELA MACEDO; et al. Advancing urban water security: The urbanization of water-society relations and entry-points for political engagement. WATER INTERNATIONAL, v. 46, n. 6, SI, . (19/02074-8, 15/03804-9, 18/03355-8, 18/50088-5, 18/17626-3, 19/13233-0)

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