Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver
My name is Elise C.A. Riquier. I am a second year International graduate student at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. My degree focuses on International Development with a regional focus on Latin America. Academically, I have made significant research in the diverse patterns of democratization in the Latin American region, the societal and environmental impacts on neoliberal 'policing' in the region, as well as the racial and economic disparities within Brazil, and the degrading environmental state of the Amazon. Aside from school, I also work as a Program Coordinator for the Office of International Education at the University of Denver, and advises students for programs located in Central America, South East Asia, Australia, Fiji, as well as Northern, and Eastern Europe. I have also started working as a Graduate Research Assistant for the Latin America Center at Korbel.