Denisse is a doctoral candidate at Humboldt Universität - Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Her doctoral project sheds light on the effects of judicialisation of grand-corruption works in the Lava Jato era in Peru and Brazil. She holds a master's degree in International Development with a specialisation in Politics and Governance from the University of Manchester’s Global Development Institute. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Trained in political science, law and international development, she has several years of teaching and research experience. She is fluent in Spanish, English, French, and Italian, and has recently added German and Portuguese.