Sergio Coronado is a Colombian PhD candidate in Social and Political Science at the Free University, Berlin. Formerly, he was enrolled as a researcher at the “Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular”- Cinep in Bogotá, Colombia, and as a lecturer and researcher at the Javeriana University in Bogotá, specifically at the “Observatorio de Territorios Étnicos y Campesinos” project affiliated to the Faculty of Environmental and Rural Studies. He holds a Bachelor degree in Law, and MA degrees in Rural Development (Javeriana University) and Law (National University of Colombia). He published “Rights in the Time of Populism: Land and Institutional Change Amid the Reemergence of Right-Wing Authoritarianism in Colombia” published in Land, 2019; and co-authored the book chapter: “Colombian land problems, armed conflict and the state” included in: Confronting Land and Property Problems for Peace, book published by Routledge in 2014. Currently, he writes his dissertation on peasant agency and institutional change in Colombia and supports the Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative (ERPI) secretariat.