Cristina Yumie Aoki Inoue is a professor of International Relations at the University of Brasília, Brazil. She is an Earth System Governance senior research fellow and a member-at-large of the International Studies Association’s Active Learning in International Affairs Section. Inoue’s research areas include global environmental politics, focusing on the governance of biodiversity and climate change, the Amazon region, transnational networks, and international cooperation for development. Before becoming a professor, she worked as an analyst in international cooperation at the Brazilian Cooperation Agency and the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development. She was a visiting scholar to the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change, United Nations University, Bonn. She is a coordinating lead author of the 2018 Science and Implementation Plan of the Earth System Governance Project.