Marcela Tovar-Restrepo

Marcela Tovar-Restrepo holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the New School for Social Research (NY) and a MSc on Urban Development Planning from the University College of London. She has served as an international consultant mainstreaming cultural and gender rights into planning and policy-making in United Nations agencies such as the Commission of Sustainable Development (CSD), UNDEF, IPU and the Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues.

Dr. Tovar-Restrepo has also served as advisor for international cooperation agencies (GTZ, AECID), governments, social movements and NGOs in areas such as gender, ethnic diversity, sustainable development and human rights. She conducts research in Latin America and has taught in Colombia, Chile and other universities in New York including CUNY and the New School for Social Research. She is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Women’s Environmental and Development Organization (WEDO)-NY.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
Pla6088‑1 Fall 2018
Introduction to International Development
Marcela Tovar-Restrepo Syllabus
201 Fayerweather
TU 5 PM - 7 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
PLA6615‑1 Fall 2018
Planning for Resilience: Practicum on Santiago de Los Caballeros
Marcela Tovar-Restrepo Syllabus CAP 12
201 Fayerweather
TH 2 PM - 4 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
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