Martin Delaroche is a third-year student in the PhD in Public Affairs program at IU’s School of Public & Environmental Affairs. He is also a doctoral student in Geography at the Graduate Institute of Latin American Studies (IHEAL) of the University Paris-3 Sorbonne-Nouvelle. His research interests focus on the governance of natural resources and lie at the intersection of law, economics, anthropology and geography. He is interested by the interdisciplinary study of the relationship between land property rights and environmental degradation, particularly in the Amazon region in Brazil, and also of foreign large-scale investments in land. A Fulbright scholar (2014-2015), Martin holds a joint B.A. in Economics and Law, a Masters in Applied Economics and a Masters in International Economic Law from the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France.