Pablo Peña Alegría


Pablo is studying the DPhil in Socio-Legal Studies researching the role of law in deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon, under the supervision of Dr. Bettina Lange.

He joins Oxford's Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (CSLS) after working for many years in environmental policy and law. Pablo holds a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University and a law degree (LLB) from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP). He has worked as an environmental law and policy specialist at the Peruvian Society for Environmental Law (SPDA) and he was director of strategic affairs at Peru's Environmental Licensing Agency (Senace). Prior to coming to Oxford, he was a senior public policy officer at the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). He is an assistant lecturer at PUCP's Law School, where he teaches Environmental Law.

Pablo has published on different topics of environmental law and policy, with a focus on conservation, forests, and climate change.

Research Interests

Environmental law, environmental policy, socio-legal studies, empirical research.