Irene Pérez Ibarra is a researcher at the AgriFood Institute of Aragon, part of the University of Zaragoza in Spain. Her research focuses on the intersection of social and ecological systems as well as the governance of small-scale agricultural systems and their resilience to global climate change. Irene is also a member of the Sustainable Agrosilvopastoral and Food Systems research group as well as an external affiliate of the Center for Behaviors, Institutions, and the Environment at Arizona State University.
She received her Ph.D. from the University of Murcia in 2007. She has co-authored articles that have appeared in Environmental Science & Policy, Sustainability Science, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, and more.
Martínez-Fernández, J., Pérez-Ibarra, I., Banos-González, I., & Esteve-Selma, M.A. (2023). Social-ecological systems modelling to understand the linkages between water, agriculture and rural systems. Ecological Modelling, 482, 110375.
Tenza-Peral, A., Pérez-Ibarra, I., Breceda, A., Martínez-Fernández, J., & Giménez, A. (2022). Can local policy options reverse the decline process of small and marginalized rural areas influenced by global change? Environmental Science & Policy, 127, 57-65.
Jorge García-Macía, Jorge., Pérez, I., & Rodríguez-Caro, R.C. (2021). Biases in conservation: A regional analysis of Spanish vertebrates. Journal for Nature Conservation, 64, 126094.