Monteagudo is New Associate Director of STPEC

Graciela Monteagudo joined the Social Thought and Political Economy (STPEC) program on Aug. 1 as associate director and lecturer.

A 2011 Ph.D. graduate of the Anthropology Department, Monteagudo’s fields of expertise include unintended consequences of neoliberalism, governmentality, Latin American social movements with a focus on Argentina and Mexico, feminisms, transnationalization of feminisms, and the connection between activism and emotions.

She is currently pursuing a book project about Argentine women’s collective strategies to overcome a neoliberal economic crisis. Monteagudo is also working on a paper on the challenges and successes of global north academic-activists doing research in the global south.