Minds of the Movement

An ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance

María Gabriela Mata Carnevali

María Gabriela Mata Carnevali is an internationalist from Venezuela with a Master’s degree in African Studies from El Colegio de Mexico and a Ph.D. in Social Sciences from the Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV). She is a professor and researcher in International Relations at UCV and serves as associate editor of the journal Humania del Sur. Beyond her academic credentials, María Gabriela is also a human rights activist passionate about the environment, an art lover, and an author of many academic and press articles. She is an alumna of the ICNC online course “People Power: The Strategic Dynamics of Civil Resistance."