FLACSO Researcher

Fernando Carrión

Fernando Carrión

Ph.D, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Profesor investigador
Department: Political Studies
Phone: (593-2) 2946800 ext. 2606

Investigation lines:
Descentralización, Centros históricos, Seguridad ciudadana, Políticas urbanas y Fútbol
Geographic area:
Quito y Latinoamérica

  • Biography
  • Research projects


  • He devoted his life to studying the issues of: housing, urbanization process, city, historic centers, cultural heritage, violence, security and drug trafficking, borders, decentralization and sociology of football, among others. He created 8 thematic magazines (political science, security, city, historic centers, borders), wrote more than 1,000 journalistic articles and 250 academics, published 64 books (editor of 46 and author of 18) and edited 12 collections of books (97 volumes). His work has been translated into Portuguese, French, English, German, Italian. He produced 4 cinematographic documentaries. He worked as a consultant for multilateral organizations and as a university professor. For his career, he won 9 prizes, 6 decorations and 5 distinctions of distinguished citizen. He was Director of CIUDAD, FLACSO, Municipal Planning, Councilman Municipality of Quito. Good part of its work can be consulted in: https://works.bepress.com/fernando_carrion/