Jemima Garcia-Godos

Global Fellow

Associate Professor - Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo (UiO)

Academic Interests

  • Transitional justice, particularly victim reparations and truth-commissions
  • Transitions to peace and democracy
  • Post-conflict reconstruction
  • State-formation, state-building, institution-building
  • Historical (re)interpretation of armed conflicts and authoritarian rule
  • Citizenship, state-society relations, particularly in Latin America/Andes region
  • Extractive industries in developing countries


Born in Lima, Peru, 1966. M.Phil. and Dr.Polit in Human Geography, University of Oslo. Doctoral research fellow at the Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo. Researcher and Post-doctoral research fellow at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo.

Positions held

Head of Programmes, Human Geography

Program Director – Bachelor Program in Development Studies

Co-editor, Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift – Norwegian Journal of Geography

Member – Reference Group, NorLARNet Norwegian Latin America Research Network

Deputy member – Council, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

Member – Committee for North-South Cooperation, University of Oslo 

Prize: “Human Rights Review Gary Herbert Award 2013” 








Beyond Words: Latin American Truth Commissions’ Recommendations
2014 - 2017