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CAROLINA SCHNEIDER COMANDULLI

Carolina Comandulli has been involved since the early 2000s with indigenous peoples in the Amazon and Atlantic rainforests, at a research, professional and personal levels, having occupied key positions from the government/policy building sector to direct work and engagement with civil society and local indigenous organizations. She held several positions at the National Foundation for Indigenous Affairs (FUNAI), has acted as a consultant for many NGOs, and currently works for the philanthropy sector. She is the co-founder of CLOSER, a multidisciplinary research group on Brazilian socio-environmental research and a member of the Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS) research group and of the Centre for the Anthropology of Sustainability (CAoS). Carolina holds an MSc in Anthropology and Ecology of Development and a PhD in Anthropology, both from University College London.

Recent publications (2016-21):

COMANDULLI, C. Digital technology in the jungle: a case from the Brazilian Amazon. In Geographic Citizen Science Design: No One Left Behind (eds) A. Skarlatidou & M. Haklay, 302-316. London: UCL Press, 2021.

COMANDULLI, C. A territory to sustain the world(s): from local awareness and practice to the global crisis. In: Indigenous Perceptions of the End of the World (ed) R. Bold, 141-159.  Palgrave Studies in Anthropology of Sustainability, 2019.

Comandulli, C. ; coletivo de líderes da Associação Apiwtxa (2017) Ashaninka da Apiwtxa – expandindo os horizontes da gestão territorial e ambiental e a luta pelos direitos dos povos da floresta. Povos Indígenas no Brasil 2011-2016. Instituto Socioambiental (ISA).

Comandulli, C.; Assirati, Maria Augusta (2017) Editorial. Brasiliana – Journal for Brazilian Studies, 5 (1) pp. 3-8. https://tidsskrift.dk/bras/article/view/25188/22122

Comandulli, C; (2016) Gestão Territorial e Ambiental de Terra Indígenas: fazendo planos. RURIS – Revista do Centro de Estudos Rurais, 10 (1) pp. 41-71. https://www.ifch.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/ruris/article/view/2634

Comandulli, CVitos, MConquest, GAltenbuchner, JStevens, MLewis, JHaklay, ME(2016) Ciência Cidadã Extrema: Uma Nova Abordagem. Biodiversidade Brasileira , 6 (1) pp. 34-47.  http://www.icmbio.gov.br/revistaeletronica/index.php/BioBR/article/view/529

Contact Information

carolina.comandulli.13@ucl.ac.uk

Research Interests

  • Indigenous peoples
  • Anthropology
  • Development
  • Environment
  • Citizen Science