Logo for Climate Social Science Network (CSSN)


Belén Fernández Milmanda

Trinity College, Hartford CT

Based in

United States
North America

Belén Fernández Milmanda is Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Trinity College, Hartford. She holds a PhD in Political Science from Harvard University (2019). She researches how economic elites influence policymaking in Latin America with a focus on distributive and environmental politics. She has published in Politics and Society, World Development, and the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics.

Country(ies) of Specialty

Argentina Brazil Chile

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics Agriculture

How to Connect



Fernández Milmanda, Belén.Harvesting Influence: Agrarian Elites and Democracy in Brazil.” Politics & Society, vol. 51, no. 1, Mar. 2023, pp. 135–61. DOI.org (Crossref),

Fernández Milmanda, Belén, and Candelaria Garay. “Subnational Variation in Forest Protection in the Argentine Chaco.” World Development, vol. 118, June 2019, pp. 79–90. ScienceDirect,

The Multilevel Politics of Enforcement: Environmental Institutions in Argentina.” Politics & Society, vol. 48, no. 1, Mar. 2020, pp. 3–26. SAGE Journals,