- Universidad del Rosario Professor
Javier Revelo-Rebolledo is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of International, Political and Urban Studies, Universidad del Rosario, where he participates in the research clusters on politics and socio-environmental dynamics, and democracy and society. He is also a member of the Mutis Group and an associate researcher at the Center for the Study of Law, Justice and Society (Dejusticia).
He obtained a Ph.D and a M.A. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania (United States), a BA degree in Political Science at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia) and a JD. degree at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
During his career, Javier carried out multiple studies on state capacity, political regime and the environmental dimension of development policies, the results of which have been published in different formats in order to make contributions to both academic knowledge and public debates on these subjects.
He studies the political economy of Amazon deforestation in Colombia, in particular, how the territorial reach of the state is related to land ownership and use. He also investigates diverse conflicts associated with environmental land use planning and management, understanding them as crucial components of contemporary transformations in armed conflict.