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Professional profile

Director of the Center for China and Asia-Pacific and Full Professor in the Academic Department of Social and Political Sciences at Universidad del Pacífico and researcher at the Research Center (CIUP) and the Center for China and Asia Pacific Studies.   She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Government from Harvard University, and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago. Her research interests include corporate social responsibility, mining and development, governance of extractive industries, and China's presence in Latin America.   She has taught courses in political science and social and political reality in Peru, the United States and China.  

She has been Vice President for Research, Director of the CIUP and Chair of the Academic Department of Social and Political Sciences.  She has also been President of the Board of Directors of  Economic and Social Research Consortium (CIES), Visiting Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and William Henry Bloomberg Visiting Professor at Harvard University.  She is currently a member of the Working Group on Development and Environment in the Americas at the Center for Global Development Policy at Boston University.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


Doctorate in Government, Harvard University

19 Nov 1991

Master in Government, Harvard University

15 Mar 1988

Bachelor of Arts Political Science, The University of Chicago

30 Jun 1981

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  • Carlos Monge III

Researching Topics

  • Development and emerging economies
  • Economic growth
  • Economic history
  • Economic policy
  • Mining and industries
  • Higher education and employment
  • Consumption
  • Ethics and social responsibility
  • Cultural studies
  • Philanthropy
  • Social discrimination
  • China and Asia-Pacific
  • Public management
  • Elecciones y democracia
  • Political parties
  • Legislation

Teaching Topics

  • Political science
  • State and governance


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