My research interests include abolition, environmental justice, and Latinx geographies. I serve on the editorial/advisory boards of Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography; Environment and Planning D: Society and Space; and The Professional Geographer. I also serve as Chair of the Committee for Annual Honors of the AAG (2023-2024).
Green Wars critiques the criminalization of Indigenous land defenders in settler colonial Guatemala and calls for a material decolonization in recognition of Q'eqchi' Maya territoriality. The book is published in English (distribution in the US) by UC Press and Spanish (distribution in Guatemala) by AVANCSO. The book is also available open-access through the Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO) at http://biblioteca.clacso.edu.ar/clacso/gt/20211007025743/Guerras-verdes.pdf
Winner, 2019 Cultural and Political Ecology (CAPE) Outstanding Publication Award, American Association of Geographers.