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Jeanne Liendo

Short Biography: 

Past Graduate Student in Residence Jeanne Liendo is an MA student in the Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary. Her primary subfield of study is comparative politics, with a focus on political economy, political ideology and social movements in Latin America. She has been awarded a Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada grant to support her research, namely the hydrocarbons sector performance in left-leaning governments of Bolivia and Venezuela. In the past 15 years, she has researched and writing on Venezuela’s energy policy and politics. She holds a Bachelor degree in Communications from Universidad Central Venezuela, from where she also graduated as Specialist in Policy and International Petroleum Trade. She also holds a Specialty in Management of the Natural Gas Business from Universidad Simón Bolívar.