Juan Carlos Finck Carrales

Urban and Transport Planner, B.Sc., M.Sc. & Ph.d.

  • Universitetsvej 1, 02

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

20132020

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Personal profile

Research

Juan Carlos Finck Carrales holds a Ph.d. degree in Social Sciences from Roskilde University of Denmark, a Master’s degree in Urban Development Projects from the Universidad Iberoamericana of Mexico City and a Bachelor’s degree in Policy and Social Management from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana of Mexico. He used to work for nearly five years as a Social Communication Manager in the private sector for Mexican governmental institutions and political parties. Furthermore, he was General Secretary of the Mexican NGO ActúaDF for two years, which has designed and implemented projects related to social inclusion and justice in peripheral underserved neighborhoods of Mexico City. He has participated in urban planning and transport design projects in Mexico City, whose diagnoses and conclusions have been reproduced in different media and in the policy making of the city. He is a consultant for the Integral Mobility Program of Mexico City 2020-2024. His Ph.D. research aimed to find sustainable options directed at alternative/informal transportation planning in the periphery of Mexico City with ethnographic and participatory focuses, making the use of decolonial philosophy of science and reflexive methodology. He is currently teaching as External Lecturer in the International Bachelor in Social Sciences and the International Bachelor in Humanities (Global Humanitites) of Roskilde University, Denmark.

 

RESEARCH

•Doctoral School of Society, Space and Technology. Department of People and Technology.

–PhD research on Local Sustainable Transportation and Mobility.

–Case study: Informal/Alternative Transportation in Mexico City.

  • Application:
    • Philosophy of science: decolonial studies (transmodernity).
    • Methodology: reflexive and abductive process (interpretative approach).
    • Focuses: participatory and ethnographic for transport planning.
    • Methods: interviews, fieldwork (photography and recorded videos), participatory workshops (consensus conferences), counting and tracing, descriptive statistics (mixed-methods).

 

TEACHING

–Coordinator: Language Profiles (Spanish, French and German); Sambach, Humbach, Humtek (S/2020).

Course Coordinator and Lecturer: "Spanish Language Profile", Sambach, Humbach, Humtek (F/2018, S/2019, F/2019, S/2020).

Lecturer: "Sociology", International Bachelor in Social Sciences (F/2019).

Lecturer: "Reading and understanding quantitative methods", International Bachelor in Social Sciences (F/2019).

Lecturer: "Whose Problems, Whose Solutions?" // Development, Transmodernity; Sambach and Humbach (S/2019, S/2020).

Lecturer: "Analytical Strategies, Applied Approaches", International Bachelor in Social Sciences (S/2018).

Keywords

  • Physical planning, Urban studies
  • Mobility
  • Alternative Transportation
  • Urban Segregation
  • Spatial Justice
  • Megacities
  • Industrial development, Development economics and planning, Developing countries
  • Decolonial Studies
  • Transmodernity

Research Output

  • 9 Net publication - Internet publication
  • 2 Journal article
  • 1 Ph.D. thesis
Open Access
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Sobre racismo, políticas y terrorismo financiero en el México del 2018-2024

Translated title of the contribution: About racism, policies and financial terrorism in Mexico 2018-2024Carrales, J. C. F., 9 Feb 2019, Órbita Política - México.

Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

Open Access

¿Hay una oposición al actual régimen político mexicano?

Translated title of the contribution: Is there an opposition to the current Mexican political regime?Carrales, J. C. F., 26 Feb 2017, Órbita Política - México.

Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationResearch

Open Access

Transmodernity: The decolonial wave of thought as South-Eastern philosophy of science

Carrales, J. C. F., 10 Sep 2017, In : Friktion Magasin. 15, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

Open Access

Tren Interurbano México-Toluca

Translated title of the contribution: Interurban Train Mexico-Toluca: For urban mobility or immobility?Carrales, J. C. F., 17 Mar 2017, Órbita Política - México.

Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationResearch

Open Access

Projects

Activities

  • 7 Lecture and oral contribution
  • 2 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 2 Consultancy
  • 1 Organisation and participation in conference

Integral Mobility Program of Mexico City 2020-2024

Juan Carlos Finck Carrales (Consultant)

Jan 2020Jan 2021

Activity: Consultancy

Seminar with City Architect of Copenhagen (Camilla van Deurs): Transformation of urban spaces

Juan Carlos Finck Carrales (Speaker)

20 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

C-MUS Conference (em)Powering Mobilities

Juan Carlos Finck Carrales (Speaker)

29 Aug 201830 Aug 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Consensus conferences: Creating social support and participation

Juan Carlos Finck Carrales (Organizer)

17 Feb 201724 Feb 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media

Mexicos svar på Macron vil endevende landet

Juan Carlos Finck Carrales

03/07/2018

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Mexicos svar på Macron vil endevende landet

Juan Carlos Finck Carrales

03/07/2018

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Mexicos svar på Macron vil endevende landet

Juan Carlos Finck Carrales

02/07/2018

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Mototaxis, un mal necesario

Juan Carlos Finck Carrales

26/02/2018

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Prizes

Employee of the year

Carrales, Juan Carlos Finck (Recipient), Dec 2011

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Full Scholarship for Studying a Doctorate Degree Abroad

Carrales, Juan Carlos Finck (Recipient), Jul 2016

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Honorific Mention

Carrales, Juan Carlos Finck (Recipient), 7 Jul 2015

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions