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Greece, Southern Europe, human geography, ‘green’ energy, extraction, infrastructure, multi-species worlds, future-making, anarchism 

Alyssa Mendez is a PhD student in Anthropology at the University of Chicago. She holds an IntM in South European Studies from the University of Glasgow and the University of Athens and a BA in Anthropology with a concentration in Modern Greek Studies from Columbia University. Her research interests include green development, urbanization, the politics of climate change, and peasant movements. Centered on large-scale wind energy infrastructure in a biodiverse peasant landscape in Greece, her dissertation research interrogates the social, political, and ontological implications of popular technoscientific ‘fixes’ to climate change.