M. Cristina Alcalde

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Education: 
Ph.D., Indiana University
Biography: 

M. Cristina Alcalde is an Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies.  She is also Faculty Co-Director of A&S Wired Residential College. Her areas of specialization include migration, gender, violence, masculinities, and marginalized experiences of mothering.  Geographically, her work has focused on Latin America (with an emphasis on Peru and the Andean region) and the U.S. She holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology and an M.A. in Latin American Studies from Indiana University.

Her publications include her book, The Woman in the Violence: Gender, Poverty, and Resistance in Peru (2010) and a co-edited book (with J. Zavala), Visiones del Perú de académicos peruanos en Estados Unidos (Visions of Peru of Peruvian Academics in the United States) (2008). She has also published articles in the journals Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism; the Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology; Latin American Perspectives; Journal of Consumer Culture; Latino Studies; JARM: Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering; Men and Masculinities; the Journal of Popular Culture; Journal of Gender Studies; and Feminist Formations. Her work has also appeared in book chapters in collections including Local Violence, Global Media: Feminist Analyses of Gendered Representations and Anthropology at the Front Lines of Gender-Based Violence.

During April-July 2013, she was an invited professor in the Gender Studies Program at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, where she taught a short seminar on feminicide and intersectionality.

She is currently focusing on research for a book project on return migration to Peru. Her other current projects center on migration in the U.S. South and on Latino masculinities.

 

Research: 

M. Cristina Alcalde is an Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies.  She is also Faculty Co-Director of A&S Wired Residential College. Her areas of specialization include migration, gender, violence, masculinities, and marginalized experiences of mothering.  Geographically, her work has focused on Latin America (with an emphasis on Peru and the Andean region) and the U.S. She holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology and an M.A. in Latin American Studies from Indiana University.

Her publications include her book, The Woman in the Violence: Gender, Poverty, and Resistance in Peru (2010) and a co-edited book (with J. Zavala), Visiones del Perú de académicos peruanos en Estados Unidos (Visions of Peru of Peruvian Academics in the United States) (2008). She has also published articles in the journals Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism; the Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology; Latin American Perspectives; Journal of Consumer Culture; Latino Studies; JARM: Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering; Men and Masculinities; the Journal of Popular Culture; Journal of Gender Studies; and Feminist Formations. Her work has also appeared in book chapters in collections including Local Violence, Global Media: Feminist Analyses of Gendered Representations and Anthropology at the Front Lines of Gender-Based Violence.

During April-July 2013, she was an invited professor in the Gender Studies Program at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, where she taught a short seminar on feminicide and intersectionality.

She is currently focusing on research for a book project on return migration to Peru. Her other current projects center on migration in the U.S. South and on Latino masculinities.

 

 

 

 

 

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