- Marcela is a Doctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies and a second-year PhD student at the School of Public Affairs. Her research interests include Indigenous Movements in the Amazon Basin, Politics of Identity and Legal Strategies to produce social change, and Domestic Policy regarding social conflicts and Indigenous Rights in South America She has received grants from the Tinker Foundation, the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru and the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique from France.
DegreesDegrees Ph.D. Comparative Politics, American University (second-year student) M.A. Anthropology, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. Lima, Peru B.A. Law, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. Lima, Peru
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Doctoral Student Wins Grant to Study Violence Against Indigenous Communities in Peru
Marcela Torres, an anthropologist, lawyer and Ph.D. student in the School of Public Affairs, has won ...