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Enrico

Enrico Padoan

Graduate Student Visiting Scholar, February-April 2018

Enrico Padoan is a LASP Graduate Student Visiting Scholar, PhD candidate at Pontificial Catholic University of Chile. He holds a BA and a MA in Political Science at University of Padua, Italy. He is currently working on his doctoral dissertation, a comparative research about the emergence and the internal organization of antineoliberal populist parties in Latin America and Southern Europe, and the relationships between these parties and the organised working class.

Susana Romero-Sanchez

Susana Romero-Sánchez

Visiting Research Scholar

Susana Romero-Sánchez, Ph.D. is researching the connection between the history of development policies and ideas in Latin American urbanization programs (including housing construction, credit, and planning schemes) in the mid-twentieth century. She will be tracing the historical evolution of housing and credit institutions in Colombia in connection with the history of global development ideas and policies.

Iulia Statica

Iulia Statica

Visiting Scholar

Iulia Statica, Ph.D. completed her PhD at the Department of Architecture at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 2016. Her research interests focus on the discourses of material culture in (post) communist contexts, and the role of ideologies and their critique in architecture and urbanism. Between 2014-2015 she was a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Toronto and prior to this was awarded the Fellowship in Architecture at the Romanian Academy in Rome (2012-14).

Eduardo Vasconcelos

Eduardo Vasconcelos

Visiting Scholar

Eduardo Vasconcelos, Ph.D. is an Engineer/Social Scientist from Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is a specialist in urban transportation systems in developing countries. He is the author of Urban transport, environment and equity: the case for developing countries, Earthscan, UK, 2001.