Minds of the Movement

An ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance

Michael Wilson Becerril

Michael Wilson Becerril (he/él), P.h.D. is an activist-scholar with more than ten years of experience working for social and environmental justice. is the author of Resisting Extractivism: Peruvian Gold, Everyday Violence, and the Politics of Attention (Vanderbilt University Press, 2021), His written work has appeared in the Journal of Resistance StudiesFeminist Review, Terrorism & Political Violence, Peace Review, Human Rights Review, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera, the Environmental Justice Atlas, Latino Rebels, and others. He recenlty authored Resisting Extractivism: Peruvian Gold, Everyday Violence, and the Politics of Attention (Vanderbilt University Press, 2021). His research has been supported by a University of California Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship, a Jennings Randolph Peace Scholarship from the United States Institute of Peace, and a Ph.D. Fellowship from ICNC, among others. He currently serves on the board of directors at Our Climate.

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