Doctoral Researcher

Jorge Vega is a doctoral researcher at the IRI THESys working on the coupling between environmental conflicts, extractive logics of the Anthropocene, and the coloniality of power in late capitalism. His background is related to political philosophy and biology, with a MSc degree in Biological Sciences from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He has worked for several years as a researcher next to environmental social movements and taught courses on Philosophy and Ethics of Science, Political Ecology, Environmental Conflicts, and Decolonial theory at the UNAM and the Humboldt University.

Research Interests

  • Anthropology of extractivism
  • Decolonial Studies
  • Political Philosophy and Ethics