Graduate School of Geography, Clark University, 950 Main St, Worcester, MA USA
2012 – PhD in Geography (expected 2018)
Graduate School of Geography, Clark University, Worcester, MA USA
Advisor: Anthony Bebbington
2009 -- MSc in Science and Technology for Sustainability (with distinction)
SPRU – Science and Technology Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
2003 -- BSc in Biology (summa cum laude)
University Of Massachusetts Amherst / Commonwealth Honors College, Amherst, MA USA
Jan 2016 – Dec 2016 Inter-American Foundation, Washington D.C., USA / Bogotá, Colombia
Grassroots Development PhD Fellow. Fieldwork for dissertation research.
Oct 2015 – Dec 2015 Ford Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia/New York, USA
Research Consultant. Review of Extractives Industries projects in the Andean Region. With Anthony Bebbington. Produced report for internal review process.
Aug 2013 – May 2014 Graduate School of Geography, Clark University, Worcester, USA
Research Assistant. Project: Engagement with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: A comparative study of Peru, Bolivia and Colombia. Professor Anthony Bebbington.
Feb 2009 – Dec 2015 STEPS Centre (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability), University of Sussex, UK
Nov 2011 – Dec 2015 Researcher, Grassroots Innovation Movements in Historical and Comparative Perspective, with Professor Adrian Smith.
Aug 2010 - Oct 2011 Research Consultant, Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto.
Feb 2009 - Jun 2010 Research Assistant, Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto, with Professor Adrian Ely.
Sep - Oct 2009 Research Assistant, Global Food and Farming Futures, UK Foresight Committee
Dec 2009 – Jun 2010 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Cambridge, USA
Research Assistant for Dr. Uma Lele.
May 2008 - Aug 2009 Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK
Aug 2009 Research Assistant, Review of IDS Research Centers' Approaches to Capacity Building
Sep - Oct 2008 Research Assistant, Rights-Based Approaches to Development and Power Analysis; Colombia's Adhesion to the Paris Declaration.
May - Jun 2008 Research Assistant, Rights-Based Approaches to Development within Oxfam GB
Aug 2012 – Dec 2014 Graduate School of Geography, Clark University, Worcester, USA
Fall 2014 Teaching Assistant. Living in the Material World: Political and Economic Geographies of Resource Development.
Spring 2014 Teaching Assistant. Earth Systems Science.
Fall 2012 Teaching Assistant. Decision Methods for Environmental Management.
& Spring 2013
July 2013 Frontiers Program, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, USA
Teaching Assistant (grades 11-12). Environmental and Sustainability Studies.
Oct – Dec 2009 STEPS Centre (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability), University of Sussex, UK
Tutor (Teaching Assistant). Sociological Perspectives on Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainability.
Apr – Jun 2008 Twin & Twin Trading, London, UK
Logistics Coordinator. Conference and Annual General Meeting of this pioneer fair trade organization.
Sep 2004 – Sep 2007, Oxfam America, Boston, USA
various positions Coffee Program, Campaigns and Outreach Department
Mar – Jun 2007; Fair Trade USA - Fair Trade certification and licensing organization.
Dec 2007-Apr 2008 Consultant, Fair Trade Educational Resources.
Books, Journal Articles and Working Papers
Arond, E., Ojeda, D., Pérez-Bustos, T., and Ramírez, F. (co-editors) (2016) Espacialidades Feministas [Feminist Spatialities], Boletina Anual #5, Escuela de Estudios de Género, Facultad de Ciencias Humanas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
Smith, A., Fressoli, M., Abrol, D., Arond, E., and A. Ely (2016) Grassroots Innovation Movements, Pathways to Sustainability Series. London: Earthscan/Routledge.
Bebbington, A., Arond, E., Dammert, J.L. (in press) Explaining Diverse National Responses to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative in the Andes: What Sort of Politics Matters? Extractives Industries and Society. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2016.11.005
Bebbington, A., Arond, E., Dammert, J.L. (2016) Scalar politics and transnational governance innovations: A political settlements lens on the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative in the Andes. ESID Working Paper No. 66. Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID), Global Development Institute, School of Environment, Education and Development, The University of Manchester. http://www.effective-states.org/wp-content/uploads/working_papers/final-pdfs/esid_wp_66_bebbington_arond_dammert.pdf
Fressoli, M., and Arond, E. (2015) Technology for Autonomy and Resistance: The Appropriate Technology Movement in Latin America. STEPS Working Paper 87, Brighton: STEPS Centre.
Fressoli, M., Arond, E., Abrol, D., Smith, A., Ely, A. and R. Dias (2014) When Grassroots Innovation Movements Encounter Mainstream Institutions: Implications for Models of Inclusive Innovation. Innovation and Development, 4(2): 277-292. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/2157930X.2014.921354
Leach, M., J. Rockström, P. Raskin, I. Scoones, A. C. Stirling, A. Smith, J. Thompson, E. Millstone, A. Ely, E. Arond, C. Folke, and P. Olsson. (2012) Transforming innovation for sustainability. Ecology and Society 17(2): 11. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-04933-170211
Smith, A., Arond, E., Fressoli, M., Abrol, D. and H. Thomas (2012) "Supporting grassroots innovation: Facts and Figures" Feature on Science and Innovation Policy, for SciDev.net (May 2). Available online: http://www.scidev.net/en/science-and-innovation-policy/supporting-grassroots-innovation/features/supporting-grassroots-innovation-facts-and-figures-1.html
Arond, E., Rodríguez, I., Arza, V., Herrera, F. and M. Sánchez (2011) Innovation, Sustainability, Development and Social Inclusion: Lessons from Latin America, STEPS Working Paper 48, Brighton: STEPS Centre
Arond, E. and Bell, M. (2010) Trends in the Global Distribution of R&D Since the 1970s: Data, their Interpretation and Limitations, STEPS Working Paper 39, Brighton: STEPS Centre