Researchers

Juana Kuramoto Huamán

Associated Researcher
PhD candidate in Innovation & Technology - Maastricht University
kuramoto@grade.org.pe

Juana Kuramoto received a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University Carnegie Mellon in 1995. She is currently studying for a PhD in Policy Studies and Technological Change at the University of Maastricht and is an Associate Researcher at GRADE. Her fields of interest are technological innovation, scientific and technological policy, and mining.

She has worked on topics related to the impact of mining on local and regional development, small-scale mining, citizen participation in environmental management of mining and innovations in mining technology. Her dissertation investigates the impacts of hydrometallurgy in Peruvian copper mining. She is an Affiliate Researcher of the Institute of New Technologies (INTECH-UNU) and the Maastricht Economic Research Institute in Innovation and Technology (MERIT), both based in Holland.