Julie McClatchie

Julie McClatchie is a Ph.D candidate in Political Science at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM). She holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations and International Law (UQÀM) and a Master's degree in International Development and Globalization (University of Ottawa). Her master's thesis focuses on social efficiency as an alternative to the dominant economic efficiency paradigm in the management of natural resources in Ecuador. In her doctoral thesis, she will further her research by observing the current fragility of the Buen Vivir institutional alternative in Ecuador, as well as the relations between the State and indigenous movements following the abandonment of the Yasuni-ITT development project and the role of pluralism in Ecuadorian society now and in the future. 

Areas of interest
International Development 
Latin America
Indigenous Peoples and Movements