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Dr. Mary  Finley-Brook
Dr. Mary Finley-Brook
Associate Professor of Geography and the Environment, Geography Advisor
International Studies Concentration Advisor, Latin America

Finley-Brook, Mary and Erica L. Holloman. 2016. “Empowering Energy Justice.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13(9): 926. doi:10.3390/ijerph13090926

Finley-Brook, Mary. 2016. “Territorial ‘Fix’: Tenure Insecurity in Titled Indigenous Territories.” Bulletin of Latin American Research. 35(3): 338-354. doi: 10.1111/blar.12489.

Finley-Brook, Mary and Alex Krass. 2016. “Higher Ed’s Carbon Addition.” Human Geography. 9(1): 83-87.

Sangree, Anna, and Mary Finley-Brook. "La Igualdad de Género en las Carreras de Conservación: Ucayali, Peru en un Contexto Global." Revista de la Universidad Nacional de Ucayali, 2015, 40-50.

Wing, Megan, Hasia White, Christian Graven, and Mary Finley-Brook. "Participacion Regional en las Iniciativas para Reducir Emisiones de Deforestación y Degradación Forestal en Ucayali, Peru." Revista de la Universidad Nacional de Ucayali, 2015, 40-50.

Finley-Brook, Mary. 2014. “Climate Justice Advocacy.” Public Diplomacy, 12: 11-15.

Finley-Brook, Mary. "Hydropower." In Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, and Practices, edited by Debra Rowe, 464-69. Vol. 1. Gale, 2014.

Finley-Brook, Mary, Megan Zanella-Litke, Kyle Ragan* and Breana Coleman.* 2012. “Energizing Liberal Education.” Liberal Education, 98(4): 22-27.

Finley-Brook, Mary. 2012. “Market Citizenship in Eastern Nicaraguan Indigenous Territories.” AlterNative, 8(4): 393-409.

Finley-Brook, Mary. 2012. “Geoeconomic Assumptions, Insecurity and ‘Free’ Trade in Central America.” Geopolitics, 17(3): 629-657.

Finley-Brook, Mary. 2011. “Inter-Indigenous Development Aid: Markets, Corporations, and Biases.” The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe canadien, 55(3): 334-353.

Finley-Brook, Mary and Curtis Thomas. 2011. "Renewable Energy and Human Rights Violations: Illustrative Cases from Indigenous Territories in Panama," Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 101 (4): 863-872.

Finley-Brook, M. and Thomas, C. 2010. Treatment of displaced indigenous populations in two large hydro projects in Panama. Water Alternatives, 3, 269-290.

Finley-Brook, Mary and K. Hoyt. 2009. CAFTA Opposition: Divergent Networks, Uneasy Solidarities, Latin American Perspectives, 36(6): 27-45.

Finley-Brook, M. and K. Offen. 2009. "Bounding the Commons: Land Demarcation in Northeastern Nicaragua" Bulletin of Latin American Research 28(3): 1-21.

Finley-Brook, M. 2007. "Indigenous land tenure insecurity fosters illegal logging in Nicaragua" International Forestry Review 9(4): 850-864.

Finley-Brook, M. 2007. "Green Neoliberal Space: The Mesoamerican Biological Corridor." Journal of Latin American Geography 6(1): 101-124.


Finley-Brook, Mary. 2016. “Justice and Equity in Carbon Offset Governance: Debates and Dilemmas” in The Carbon Fix: Forest Carbon, Social Justice and Environmental Governance. Stephanie Paladino and Shirley Fiske, Eds. London: Routledge. pp. 74-88.

Finley-Brook, Mary. 2014. “Green Neoliberal Space: The Case of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor” in Indigenous Peoples, National Parks, and Protected Areas: a New Paradigm Linking Conservation, Culture, and Rights, Stan Stevens, (Ed.). Tucson: University of Arizona Press. pp. 172-196.

Finley-Brook, Mary and Curtis Thomas*. 2013. “Renewable Energy and Human Rights Violations: Illustrative Cases from Indigenous Territories in Panama,” in The New Geographies of Energy: Assessment and Analysis of Critical Landscapes, Karl Zimmerer, (Ed.). New York: Routledge. pp. 162-171.

Finley-Brook, Mary. 2011. ‘We Are the Owners’: Autonomy and Natural Resources in Northeastern Nicaragua” in The Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua: From National Reincorporation to Contested Autonomy, Luciano Baracco (Ed.). New York: Algora. pp. 309-336.

Finley-Brook, Mary. 2007. “Impacts of Multi-scale Partnerships on Miskitu Forest Governance in Nicaragua” in Global-Local Partnerships for Conservation and Sustainable Forest Use: A Latin American Perspective, Mirjam Ros (Ed.). Boston: Brill. pp. 207-227.

Additional Publications

Finley-Brook, Mary. "Renewable Energy." In Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, and Practices, edited by Debra Rowe, 644-52. Vol. 2. Gale, 2014.

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
M.A., Tulane University
B.A., University of Vermont
Contact Information
310 Carole Weinstein International Center
(804) 287-6307
(804) 484-1577 (Fax)
Areas of Expertise
Natural resource management
Latin America and the Caribbean
Indigenous peoples
Land tenure
Regional integration
Climate change mitigation and carbon markets