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Jorge Rojas

Associate Investigator

PhD in Sociology, University of Hannover, Germany.

Master of Arts in Sociology and Political Science (undergraduate training).

Sociology, Institute of Sociology, University of Hannover, Germany.

Contact: jrojas@udec.cl

CRHIAM profile

Lines of research

  • Water governance, ecosystem services and sustainability

Professional profile

Areas of expertise

  • Regional
  • Social theory
  • Sociology of the environment and sustainable development
  • Environmental epistemology
  • Work and business
  • Globalization
  • Regional development
  • Citizen participation

Professional development

Full Professor, Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences, Universidad de Concepción. 

Undergraduate courses taught:

  • Modern sociological theories
  • Sociologies of the 20th century: review of Marxism and critical theories
  • Contemporary sociologies II: new uncertainties in the global era
  • Fourth industrial revolution
  • Research practices I and II
  • Theses
  • Society
  • Ecosystems and climate change

Graduate courses taught:


  • Regional sciences and society


  • Modeling of complex environmental systems (PhD in Environmental Sciences)
  • Theories of development and globalization problems: sustainable development and climate change


  • Investigator/coordinator, Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO) Work Group
  • Asociación Latinoamericana de Sociología (ALAS)
  • Red Temática Patagonia (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany)
  • Partner, Red Chile