Email: mjeranko@live.unc.edu

Phone:

Office: Alumni Hall 410A

Area of Interest:

Anthropology of Latin America (Ecuador), gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, feminist ethnography, critical development studies, gender-based violence, disaster anthropology, political ecology, anthropology of the state, anthropology of infrastructure.

Education:

MA Latin American Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, 2017

Certificate of Gender and Development Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, 2017

BA Sociology and Languages, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2015

Research and Activities

Entered Program in 2017

Recent Presentations:

2017       “Mujeres que denuncian: Los factores socioculturales, económicas y legales asociadas a la violencia de género en el Ecuador.” Invited Presentation at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Facultad de Jurisprudencia, May 2017. Quito, Ecuador.

2017       “Multi-Scale Approaches to Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Ecuador.” Paper Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies, March 2017. Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

2017       “’Pero el sistema también maltrata a las mujeres’: Responses to gender-based violence in Ecuador.” Paper Presented at the Annual Meeting Thinking Gender, Imagining Reparations, February 2017. Los Angeles, California.