Alberto Fierro is an OSUN postdoctoral fellow at the Democracy Institute. His postdoc project focuses on alternative paths to knowledge production and it asks about how to explore and push the existing boundaries between scholarship and activism. Alberto holds a Ph.D. at the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations, Central European University. Since 2018, he collaborates with the Brazilian social movement MTST – Movimento dos Trabalhadores sem Teto (Homeless Workers’ Movement). Alberto’s autoethnographic dissertation focuses on militant and participatory approaches to research. He has published in Millennium: Journal of International Studies and International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society.