Dr. Rodrigo Mena Fluhmann
Dr. Rodrigo Mena Fluhmann is the Assistant Professor of Disasters and Humanitarian Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam. Dr. Mena is also the Coordinator of the European Research Council Project ‘Humanitarian Governance: Alternatives, advocacy, accountability; Board member of the International Humanitarian Studies Association; Board member of the Expertise Centre Humanitarian Communication; and co-convenor Peace and Ecology commission of the International Peace Research Association. Before his current positions, he worked with local and international NGOs, the UN, ministries, and as a consultant and researcher, particularly in disasters and conflict-affected areas such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Chile, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, and Yemen. Dr. Mena holds a Ph.D. in Humanitarian Action and Disaster Governance from the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam, an MA in Environmental Studies from the University of Melbourne, and a BA in sociology a BA in Political Science from the A. Hurtado University.