Executive Committee

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  • Laura Cuesta
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Department: School of Social Work
  • Research Interests: Her research focuses on understanding how countries approach social problems emerging from dramatic changes in family structure, especially the increasing proportion of children being raised apart from one of their parents (usually their father), and the extent and consequences of these rapid transformations of families worldwide. 
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  • Carlos Decena
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  • Associate Professor
  • Department: Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies; Women & Gender Studies
  • Research Interests: Cultural studies of the Americas, migration and immigration, gender and sexuality, and interdisciplinary approaches to the social sciences.
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  • Degree: PhD New York University

 

  • Andrea Marston
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Department: Department of Geography
  • Research Interests: Cultural politics and political economies of natural resources in Latin America, “green frontiers,” Bolivia
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  • Isaias Rojas-Perez
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  • Associate Professor
  • Department: Sociology and Anthropology Rutgers-Newark University
  • Research Interests: Sovereignty, govern-mentality, violence, human rights, time and memory, politics and materiality, and the ritualization of death in Andean Peru.
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  • Shantee Rosado
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Department: Africana Studies and Latino and Caribbean Studies
  • Research Interests: Her work examines racial inequalities and identities among Latinxs in the U.S. and Latin America, as well as Afro-Latinxs in popular culture.
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  • Degree: PhD in Sociology with a certificate in Latin American and Latinx Studies from the University of Pennsylvania