Daniela Manuschevich

Biography

Daniela Manuschevich is an assistant professor in the Geography Department, Universidad de Chile. Daniela focuses on environmental policy, seeking to articulate alternative sociopolitical futures through maps and narratives. Now she works with peasant farmers living in the remaining native forest at the fringes of one of the most profitable industrial tree farms enclaves, studying both the social an ecological aspect of environmental transformations.

Her most important publications are: “From the Holocene to the Anthropocene: A historical framework for land cover change in southwestern South America in the past 15,000 years”, “Neoliberalization of forestry discourses in Chile published in Forest, Policy and Economics, a chapter on “Land Use as a Socio-Ecological System: Developing a Transdisciplinary Approach to Studies of Land Use Change in South-Central Chile” published by Springer.