Lise Sedrez
Associate Professor in History of the Americas
Ph.D. in History (Stanford University, 2005)

Lise Sedrez

Lines of research

Thematic Clusters

History nature and territories
Patrimony institutions and public policies

Advising subjects

Environmental history
Modern Latin American history
Urban history
History of science
US history

Ongoing Research

Occupy Climate Change.
Environmental History for All (Outreach Project) – Environmental History in the Portuguese Wikipedia
Latin American online bibliography on environmental history
Latin American Cities in the Anthropocene
Stories of Deindustrialization – PROBRAL (Guanabara Bay).

Selected Publications

SEDREZ, Lise Sedrez;  BIASILLO, Roberta. Rooting Out Injustices from the Top: The Multispecies Alliance in Morro da Babilônia, Rio de Janeiro. Social Text 40, no. 1 (150)  (2022): 91–108.

SEDREZ, Lise; CAPILÉ, Bruno; KURY, Lorelai ; MOTTA, Marcelo (orgs). Os Rios do Rio. Rio de Janeiro: Andrea Jakobson Studio, 2020.

SEDREZ, Lise; RAJAN, Ravi (Org.). The Great Convergence: Environmental Histories of BRICS. 1. ed. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018.

SEDREZ, Lise; DUARTE, Regina Horta. The Wall and the Ivy: Environmental Narratives from an Urban Continent. In: John Soluri; Claudia Leal; José Augusto Pádua. (Org.). A Living Past: Environmental Histories of Modern Latin America. 1ed.New York City: Berghahn Books, 2018, p. 138-162.

SEDREZ, Lise; ARMIERO, Marco. (Org.) History of Environmentalism: Local Struggles, Global Histories. Londres: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.

Other Info

CNPq researcher, nivel 2.
Vice-Presidente da Sociedad Latinoamericana y Caribeña de Historia Ambiental, 2023-2025.
Post-doctoral studies at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (2022).
Landhaus Fellowship/RCC, 2022).
Rachel Carson Center Fellow, 2015-2016.
National Endowment for Humanities Fellow, 2010-2011
Co-editor of the book series “Latin American Landscapes”, University of Arizona Press
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