Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Amalia Leguizamón

Assistant Professor

Degrees

  • B.A., McKendree College, Sociology, 2004
  • M.A., Queens College, CUNY, Sociology, 2009
  • M.Phil., The Graduate Center, CUNY, Sociology, 2010
  • Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY, Sociology, 2014

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2014-

Distinctions

  • Robert Boguslaw Award for Technology and Humanism, Section on Environmental Sociology, American Sociological Association, 2017
  • Faculty Fellows Research Grant, Newcomb College Institute, Tulane University, 2017
  • Course Development Grant, Environmental Studies Program, Tulane University, 2016
  • Lurcy Grant. School of Liberal Arts, Tulane University, 2015-2016
  • Graduate Center Dissertation Fellowship, CUNY, 2012-2013
  • P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship, 2006-2008

Language:

  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

Overseas Experience

  • Argentina

Research & Teaching Specializations: Environmental Sociology; Development; Globalization; Social movements; Food studies

Selected Publications

  • 2016. “Disappearing Nature? Agribusiness, Biotechnology, and Distance in Argentine Soybean Production.” Journal of Peasant Studies 43 (2): 313–330.2016. “Disappearing Nature? Agribusiness, Biotechnology, and Distance in Argentine Soybean Production.” Journal of Peasant Studies 43 (2): 313-330.
  • 2016. “Environmental Injustice in Argentina: Struggles Against Genetically Modified Soy.” Journal of Agrarian Change 16 (4): 684–692.
  • 2016. “Las luchas por la justicia ambiental en la Argentina sojera.” Estudios Críticos del Desarrollo 6 (11): 129–149.
  • 2014. “Modifying Argentina: GM Soy and Socio-Environmental Change.” Geoforum 53:149-160

Latin American-Related Courses Taught in Last 2 years: Sustainable Development in Latin America; Latin America & the Environment; Latin American Development

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