Dr Pia Riggirozzi PhD
Associate Professor in Global Politics, MSc Coordinator
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Dr Pia Riggirozzi is Associate Professor in Global Politics within Social Sciences: Politics & International Relations at the University of Southampton.
Pía Riggirozzi is Associate Professor in Global Politics at the University of Southampton, where she has worked since 2009.
At Southampton, Pía is a member of the Centre for Citizenship, Globalization and Governance (Southampton.ac.uk/C2G2). In 2006 Pía was awarded a PhD University of Warwick, Department of Politics and International Studies. Before, she obtained degrees from the University of Miami, School of International Studies, Florida, USA (MSc, 2001) ; FLACSO/ Argentina (MSc, 1997) and the Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina (BA International Relations, 1995).
In 2007 I was awarded an ESRC Post-Doctoral Fellowship (based at the University of Sheffield) which allowed me to focus on my single-authored book, ‘Advancing Governance in the South: What Roles for International Financial Institutions in Developing States?’ (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2009). I am (Hon) Research Fellow at the Political Economy Research Centre (PERC) in the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield. Before coming to Southampton I worked at the University of Sheffield as Research Fellow for an ESRC funded project on Crisis and Post-Neoliberal Governance in South America.
My research has been published in journals including New Political Economy, Economy and Society, Development and Change, and Review of International Studies. I am currently engaged in a collaborative ESRC-DfID funded project titled ‘Poverty Reduction and Regional Integration: SADC and Unasur Health Policies’ that explores regional integration processes and poverty reduction in the South.
Research Group: Globalization, development and inequality. Watch Pia talking about this research theme in the short video https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=OxiPfzOWkQU