Alejandra Roncallo joined Bucknell in 2011. Before coming to Bucknell she taught in Canada at The University of Western Ontario, Ryerson, York -Keele campus and Glendon College- and at the University of Toronto-Mississauga in a wide array of disciplines, including political science, public administration, international development, geography and international studies.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., York University

Scholarly Interests

  • interdisciplinary approach to the IPE of the Americas
  • multi-scalar governance arrangements
  • policy analysis
  • natural resources
  • climate change
  • gender
  • indigenous peoples
  • transnational law
  • social reproduction
  • human rights

Courses Offered

  • International Relations of Latin America in the 21st Century
  • Political Economy of Natural Resources
  • Global Governance and Debates on Climate Change
  • BRICS on the Global Stage
  • Globalization

Activities and Other Interests

Professor Roncallo has been a visiting researcher at Bolivia's Program for Strategic Research (PIEB-Programa de Investigación Estratégica de Bolivia), a guest visitor at the Centre for US-Mexican Studies of the University of California-San Diego and has worked in various research projects in the Americas.

Professor Roncallo has been recipient of numerous fellowships, including the Fulbright-IIE Graduate Fellowship, the Center for Latin American Studies Graduate Fellowship from the University of Pittsburgh, the American Association and International Federation of University Women International Fellowship (Washington-Geneva) and the VISA Fellowship at York University. In 2010 she was shortlisted by the Canadian Political Association amongst the top three teachers of Political Science in Canada and, at Bucknell she is also a member of the Latin American Studies Program. Professor Roncallo has a B.A. in History from the University of Buenos Aires, an M.A. in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh and a Ph.D. in Political Science from York University.

Selected Publications

Roncallo, Alejandra (2014). The Political Economy of Space in the Americas: The New Pax Americana. Volume 20 of Routledge Advances in International Political Economy. Taylor & Francis Group, 212 pages. ISBN: 978-0-415-67154-5; 041567154X

Roncallo, Alejandra (2013). Cosmologies and Regionalisms from 'Above' and 'Below in the post-cold war Americas: The Relevance of Karl Polanyi for the 21st Century. Third World Quarterly, Vol.34, no.7:1145-1158. ISSN 0143-6597. Link to 50 copies - Free access:

Roncallo, Alejandra (with Jorge Nef) Latin America and the New Pax Americana. Gordana Yovanovich & Amy Huras Eds. Latin American Identities after 1980. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2010. ISBN13: 978-1-55458-183-2.

Rethinking a Framework for Action for the Americas from a Latin American Perspective. Canadian Journal of Development Studies / Revue Canadienne d'études du développement. Vol.28, nos. 2009, 3-4:365-369. ISSN 0225-5199.

El desplazamiento y la acumulación de capital (Colombia). Hechos del Callejón, Journal of the United Nations Development Program, Bogotá, Colombia. Año 3, Diciembre de 2007:12-14. ISSN 1794-9408.

Roncallo, Alejandra. "Bolivia's Amayapampa and Capasirca Mines: Social Resistance and State Repression" Liisa North, Timothy Clark and Viviana Patroni Eds. Community Rights and Corporate Responsibility, Toronto: Between the Lines 2006: 63-86. ISBN 1-897071-10-8

Di Muzio, Tim and Alejandra Roncallo. "Governance and World Order: Introduction to Part II." Isabella Bakker and Stephen Gill Eds. Power, Production and Social Reproduction: Human In/security in the Global Political Economy, New York: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, 2003: 43-46.ISBN 1-4039-1320-X hardback; 1-4039-1793-0 paperback.


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