Dr. Juan Manuel Rubio

ACLS Emerging Voices Fellow

Effron Center for the Study of America / High Meadows Environmental Institute

Princeton University



Mining and the Environment

My book manuscript examines a series of environmental conflicts connected to the rise of industrial copper mining in Central Peru. More

Historical Roadways and Lead Contamination

My co-authored article found leaded gasoline to be the most prominent contributor to the ongoing soil-lead crisis in Santa Ana, CA. More

Social Histories

I write about the struggles of mine workers, Indigenous communities, and mine-owners in Peru. More

Audio Documentary

My audio documentary follows researchers and historians as they try to unearth the causes behind the soil-lead crisis in Santa Ana, CA. More

Environmental Justice

I work closely with EJ organizations and activists to advocate for soil remediation in communities impacted by metal industries. More