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Maria Elena Garcia (Comparative History of Ideas; Jackson School of International Studies; Anthropology)


Garcia, Maria Elena (Comparative History of Ideas; Jackson School of International Studies; Anthropology)

Maria Elena Garcia (Comparative History of Ideas; Jackson School of International Studies; Anthropology)
Office: B102 Padelford Hall, Box 354300
Phone: 206 221-0561
Email: meg71@uw.edu
Website: https://chid.washington.edu/people/maria-elena-garcia

María Elena García is associate professor in the Comparative History of Ideas and the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. She is also Joff Hanauer Honors Professor in Western Civilization (2018-2020). García received her PhD in Anthropology at Brown University and has been a Mellon Fellow at Wesleyan University and Tufts University. Her first book, Making Indigenous Citizens: Identities, Development, and Multicultural Activism in Peru (Stanford, 2005) examines Indigenous and intercultural politics in Peru. Her work on indigeneity and interspecies politics in the Andes has appeared in multiple edited volumes and journals such as Anthropology Now, Anthropological Quarterly, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology, Latin American Perspectives, and Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies. Her second book project, Culinary Spectacles: Gastro-Politics, and Other Tales of Race and Species in Peru (supported by an NEH Fellowship and under contract with the University of California Press), examines the intersections of race, species, and capital in contemporary Peru.

Learn more about Dr. Garcia from the article, Dr. Garica is so real, written by Honors student, Izaiah Linton. 

Instructor's Honors Course History

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Course Title
Yr
Qtr
SLN
Details
HONORS 394 B Memory, Violence, and Politics 2020 2 View »
HONORS 394 B Making the Human: Empire, Race, and Species 2019 2 View »
HONORS 230 E Making the Human: Empire, Race, and Species 2019 4 16000 View »
Honors 394 B Moments of Danger: Memory, Hope, Activism in Latin America 2015 2 14862 View »
Honors 394 B Animal Planet: Food, Development and Activism in Global Perspective 2013 1 14744 View »

 

 

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