University of East Anglia
Iokiñe is a Venezuelan sociologist who specializes in local environmental knowledge and conflict transformation in Latin America, using participatory action-research. She has worked in Venezuela, Guyana, Ecuador, Chile and Bolivia, building local and institutional capacity to transform environmental conflicts. Her work on environmental conflict transformation focuses on issues of local history, local knowledge, power, environmental justice, equity and intercultural dialogue, with an important part of her work carried out in indigenous peoples’ territories and protected areas. She is a Senior Lecturer in Environment and Development at the School of International Development at the University of East Anglia. She is a member of the Academic and Activist co-produced knowledge for environmental justice (ACKnowl-EJ) Network, one of the three Networks funded under the T2S programme.