Denisse Rodriguez-Olivari is a doctoral candidate at Humboldt University in Berlin. Her doctoral project focuses on the effects of the judicialization of grand corruption in the Lava Jato case in Peru and Brazil. Rodriguez-Olivari has also worked as a research consultant in Lima, London, and Berlin. She holds a Masters in international development with a specialization in politics and governance from the University of Manchester, and a BSc in political science and government from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Rodriguez-Olivari also completed a postgraduate certificate from the London School of Economics while participating in the Hansard Research Scholar Program.