Visiting Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies

Roosbelinda Cardenas

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Roosbelinda Cárdenas
Roosbelinda Cardenas
Visiting Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies
Critical Social Inquiry
Mail Code CSI
Roosbelinda Cardenas
Franklin Patterson Hall
Roosbelinda Cárdenas holds a B.A. in economics and anthropology/sociology from Swarthmore College, an M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas, Austin, and a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Her teaching and research focuses on identity and rights for Afro-descendants in Latin America and social theory of race and racism, social movements, place and displacement, and human rights. She takes an engaged ethnographic approach to teaching and is particularly interested in the intersections of knowledge production and activism.

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