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									                       Center for Latin American Studies CELA

SVETLANA ZAVGORODNIAYA
DIRECTOR

Ph.D. in Geography
Specialist in Geomorphology and Evolutionary Geography
Moscow State University of MV Lomonosov .
International Consultant in projects related to natural resources management and investment
programs in Central and South America.
She has worked in the areas of environmental management , natural hazards, geotechnical studies
and oil exploration in Ecuador.
Teaching Experience: Physical Geography, Geomorphology, Land Use Management , Natural
Hazards.
Lecturer at several universities in Russia, Mexico and USA .
She has written articles related to geomorphology, decentralization, land reform, natural hazards.

Email: sszavgorodniaya@puce.edu.ec
JORGE BENERAS
Applied Research Coordinator

Economist
Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, PUCE.
Especialist in Financial Modeling, and Strategic Planning
Teaching Experience: Business analysis with spreadsheests
Email: jabeneras@puce.edu.ec
SHEIKA ARAGUNDI LEÓN
Studies and Research Coordinator
- Ph.D. in Biogeography, University of Georgia, USA, 2008
- MPhil. in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems, University of Cambridge, UK,
2000
- MSc. Ecology, University of Aberdeen, UK, 1994
- BSc. in Biological Sciences, Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador PUCE, 1989
Specialist in information management and biodiversity conservation, Environmental Applications,
Remote Sensing and GIS,
Teaching experience: Ecology , Applied Ecology, Sustainable Development, Protected Areas,
Environmental Impact Assessment
Research Interests: Applications of remote sensing and GIS to natural resources management
effects of fragmentation. Impact of introduced species on native flora and fauna of island
ecosystems, High Andean Forests. Design and evaluation of social impact of ecotourism projects.
Email: saragundi@puce.edu.ec




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                                 ASSOCIATED RESEARCHERS

MARIANO CASTELNUOVO LUONI
-Master (Econ) in Applied Social Research, The Victoria University of Manchester, England
-Master in Social Work and Community Studies, University of Bradford, England
Post – Graduate in Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalytic Studies Center Quito, Ecuador
Psychotherapy and Counseling Specialist
-Degree in Clinical Psychology Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador PUCE
Family and Individual Psychologist
Consultant on Participatory Management and Institutional Change projects.
Expert in design and evaluation of social projects in urban and rural areas
Email: mcastelnuovo@usa.com
MARCELO NARANJO VILLAVICENCIO
-Ph.D. Socio-Cultural Anthropology. University of Illinois, USA, 1979.
- M.A. Anthropology. University of Illinois, USA, 1974.
- MSc. Planning. University of Wales, UK, 1983.
Degree in Political and Social Sciences, Catholic University of Ecuador, 1973.
Dean Faculty of Human Sciences
Director of the Department of Anthropology.
Teaching experience : Social and Cultural Anthropology, Development Anthropology,
Multiculturalism, Ethnicity, Research Methodology
Lecturer at several universities in USA and Canada
Research interests: native cultures of Ecuador.
Email: mfnaranjo@puce.edu.ec
CARLOS A. DÍAZ GUEVARA
-Master in Business Economics, INCAE, Costa Rica.
-Economist, Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador PUCE.
Especialist in Financial Planning and CostAccounting
Evaluator of corporate governance, both public and prívate sector .
Teaching experience : Strategic Planning, Budgeting, Project Finnancing

Email: diazcarl@uio.satnet.net
EDGAR AYABACA CAZAR
- PhD. Geographical Sciences, Moscow State University of M. V. Lomonosov.
- Master of Engineering Sciences, University of People’s Friendship, Moscow.
- Civil engineer specialist in hydraulics, University of Peoples Friendship
Coordinator in the Program for Adaptation of Andean Countries to Climate Change .
Executive Director of the East River Project .
Technical Coordinator of the preparatory studies of the Environmental Sanitation Program for the
Metropolitan District of Quito.
Director of the Research Project on the Hydrological Forecast System for the slopes of the
Pichincha Mountain.
Consultant in the Area of Water Resources and Planning.
Teaching experience: Hydrology, Hydraulics , Glaciological studies and Ecological Flows
Email: eayabaca@emaapq.com.ec
FERNANDO RODRÍGUEZ LANDIVAR
- Master in Public Policy and Management. University of Chile - CIEPLAN. 1995
- Economist, Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador PUCE

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Specialist in Economic History Research, International Economics, Business processes
Reengineering
Research interests: Economic History, Balance of payments, Indices Calculation of real exchange
rate, Organizational Change.
Teaching Experience : Public Policy Theory and Practice, Socioeconomic Analysis, Labor
Economics
Email: mfrodriguez_ec@hotmail.com
FLAVIO COELLO HINOJOSA
- Ph.D Candidate Biological Sciences, Ecology. Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador
- MA. Central University of Ecuador.
- MSc. in Natural Resource Management University of Aarhus, Denmark,
Consultant in tourism development, Management of ecological reserves, protected areas and
national parks and has many publications on these topics.
Scientific Director and Director of several National Parks of Ecuadorian Amazon Region.
Lecturer in several international seminars on Conservation of Protected Areas and National Parks.
Taaching experience : Academic Coordinator of the Schol of Ecological Tourism .
Email: fcoello@puce.edu.ec
JOSE AUGUSTO ROSERO
Ph.D. Economical Sciences University, Hungary, 1983/1986.
       International Economy, Natural Resources Management
 Ph.D. Budapest Technical University, Hungary, 1982/1987.
        Environmental Engineering, Modeling
Specialist in Economy of climate change, Environmental services valuation, Cross- cultural projects
management, Sustainable local development, Environmental and Economic Assessment, Calibration,
Restoration and mitigation modeling
Email: pannus_2000@yahoo.com
ROBERTO CARRILLO FLORES
- Diploma in Teaching and Research .Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, PUCE.
- B.A. in Ecological Tourism .
Consultant and advisor of Policy Development and Marketing Management of ecotourism products.
Teaching experience Tourism Impact, Vulnerable Ecosystems .

Email: betocref@yahoo.es




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