Curriculum Vitae

Education

since
10/2017
Doctoral Candidate (Dr. rer. soc)
 Doctoral Program “Environment and Society”
Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich)
 Dissertation: “The Ambivalences of Success. Discourses on Development, Progress and Extractivism” (Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Gill & Prof. Dr. Henrike Rau)  
 09/2017Master of Arts in Political Science (M.A.)
 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich)
 Master thesis: “Der Leviathan im 21. Jahrhundert und die staatliche Konstruktion der Demokratie” (Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Karsten Fischer)  
 03/2017Master of Arts in Sociology and Gender Studies (M.A.)
 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich)
 Master thesis: “Zwischen Tschernobyl und Villa Parisi: Ulrich Beck in Lateinamerika” (Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Stephan Lessenich)
 09/2014Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology (B.A.)
 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich)
 Bachelor thesis: “Der Ecuadorianische Präsidentialismus seit 1978” (Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Petra Stykow)  
06/2011Deutsche Schule Quito (Ecuador)
 German and Ecuadorian Baccalaureate    

Appointments

Since 01/2021Project Manager
European University Alliance for Global Health – Research and Innovation Agenda (EUGLOHRIA) – LMU Munich  
Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology & NetTeaching Unit; Institute and Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine;
LMU University Hospital Munich
02/2020 – 12/2020Research Assistant  
Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology & NetTeaching Unit; Institute and Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine;
LMU University Hospital Munich
09/2015 – 01/2020Student Assistant  
Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology & NetTeaching Unit; Institute and Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine;
LMU University Hospital Munich
07/2013 – 10/2013Intern  
Political Analysis Direction
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility
07/2010Intern  
Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD)
(Deutscher Bundestag and SPD-Stadtverbandsbüro Moers)
06/2009 – 07/2009Intern  
United Nations Development Program – Ecuador
       

Languages

  • Spanish (native)
  • German (proficient user; DSD II & Deutsches Abitur)
  • English (proficient user; Cambridge Certificate)
  • French (DELF)
  • Bulgarian (fluent)

Awards and scholarships

  • Excellence Scholarship of the Ecuadorian State (06/2012 – 10/2014)
  • Excellence Scholarship of the Ecuadorian State (03/2015 – 09/2016)
  • National Geographic Wissen 2009 National Winner

Teaching appointments

  • Main lecturer: “Qualitative Methodologies and Community-based participatory research.” Workshop organized by the Center for International Health (CIHLMU), 10th-11th September 2019 in Lima, Peru. (Participant’s Evaluation: 9,44/10)
  • Teaching Assistant: “History of Environment and Technology,” by Prof. Dr. Ulrike Plath together with Jonatan Palmblad,Tallinn University, Spring Semester 2020.
  • Project Coordinator: “Infection Control and Prevention of Acute respiratory tract infections for healthcare workers (HCWs) in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs).” Online course. Center for International Health (CIHLMU), 2020.
  • Project Coordinator & Autor: “Sozialepidemiologie: Lieber reich und gesund als arm und krank? (Social Epidemiology: Rather rich and healthy than poor and sick?). Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) developed by the Institute and Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, LMU University Hospital Munich for the OPEN Virtuelle Hochschule Bayern (OPEN vhb), 2020.

Academic and non-academic activities

  • Participation at multiple academic UN- and EU-Simulations: NMUN New York 2013 representing the State of Qatar (Outstanding Delegation), GERMUN 2013, MUCMUN 2012, First United Nations Model USFQ 2009, European Union Model USFQ 2009, 2010 (selection).
  • Member of the Directory and Board (10/2014 – 10/2015): Verein der Studenten im Olympiazentrum e.V.
  • Mentor LMU: Peer-to-peer-Mentoring Program @LMU (2019-2020).
  • Qualified E-Tutor: Development, Implementation, Maintenance and Support of online courses. Virtuelle Hochschule Bayern / Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (2020).
  • Speaker for the ProEnviron Doctoral Program at the Rachel Carson Center (2018-2020)

Academic Memberships

  • Center for International Health (CIHLMU) – Affiliated Member
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (German Sociological Association)
  • European Sociological Association (ESA)
    • Research Network 12: Environment & Society
  • European Society for Environmental History (ESEH)
  • International Sociological Association (ISA)
    • Research Committee 09: Social Transformations and Sociology of Development
  • Research Network Latin America in Bavaria (LATinBAY)
  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
    • Ecuadorian Studies Section

Publications

  • Ignatov Vinueza, Fausto (2018): Der Leviathan im 21. Jahrhundert und die staatliche Konstruktion der Demokratie. Masterarbeit, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München: Münchner Beiträge zur Politikwissenschaft, 174. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.5282/ubm/epub.56400)
  • Ignatov Vinueza, Fausto (2014): Between Food Security and Food Sovereignty: A Critical Security Theory Analysis. In: Linea Sur, Vol. II, Issue 7, January – April 2014.

Conference Participation & other presentations (selection):

  • Desarrollo y extractivismo. La perspectiva ecuatoriana. Presentation at the 2nd Edition of the Colloquium “Thinking about Ecuador from abroad, thinking about the world from Ecuador,” 27th-28th April 2018 at the Institute for Latin American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.
  • The discursive construction of oil dependency. Paper presentation at the Petrocultures Conference 2018: Transitions, 29 August – 1 September 2018 at the University of Glasgow, Glasgow UK.
  • Development or Nature? The expansion of the “extractive frontier” in Ecuador in the 21st Century. Presentation at the lecture series “The Americas: Research Colloquium on the Americas from a cultural studies perspective” at LMU Munich on 24 January 2019.
  • Blessings, curses and dependencies: Approaching “natural” resources across the boundaries of the material realm. Paper presentation at the European Society for Environmental History Conference 2019 (ESEH 2019), 21st – 25th August 2019 at the University of Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia.
  • Desarrollo, deber y responsabilidad. Los mecanismos discursivos de la internalización de costos ambientales y sociales en el reciente desarrollismo extractivista ecuatoriano (2007-2013+). [Development, duty and responsability. The discoursive mechanism of the internalisation of environmental and social costs in the recent Ecuadorian extractivist developmentalism (2007-2013+)]. Paper presentation at X Symposium of the Latin American and Caribbean Society for Environmental History (SOLCHA 2021), 5th – 9th July 2021 at the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO – Sede Ecuador).