Iago Otero Armengol has a PhD in Environmental Sciences (Autonomous University of Barcelona, 2010) with a thesis on the rural-to-urban social-ecological transformation of the Barcelona region. After his PhD he worked as an associate researcher at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He also has experience in the science and management of wildfires as he is engaged in a long-term project on wildfire prevention and extinction through the reconfiguration of old rural activities for building resilience. Since 2014 he works as a post-doctoral researcher at the Integrative Research Institute on Transformations of Human-Environment Systems (IRI-THESys) at Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany.
- The political ecology of wildfires
- Wildfires as triggers of social-ecological and political transformation
- Degrowth as social-ecological transformation
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