Maíra Irigaray Castro

Maíra Irigaray Castro


Country of Origin: Brazil

Degree Program: PhD

Entered Program: Fall 2015

Expected Graduation: Fall 2019

Dissertation Topic: The Underestimated Socio-Environmental Costs of Dams in the Amazon

Areas of interest: Geography of Resistance; Climate Change; Infrastructure Projects; Amazon Rainforest; Human Rights; Environmental Catastrophes; Political Ecology; Traditional Knowledge

Adviser: Dr. Cynthia Simmons

Educational Background

  • Bachelor in Law, UNIC-Brazil
  • LL.M. Comparative Law, Levin College of Law, University of Florida



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