Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Claudia Chávez Argüelles

Assistant Professor - Anthropology

Contact Info

Department Affiliation
Anthropology Department

  • Ph.D., University of Texas in Austin, 2016
  • M.A., Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS), Social Anthropology, 2008
  • Professional Degree in Law Licenciatura en Derecho. Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM), 2005
  • Diplomado in Procedural Civil Law, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), 2003
Academic Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Tulane University, 2018-
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Humboldt State University, 2017-2018
  • Fellow in the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California San Diego, 2015-2017

Research & Teaching Specializations: Legal Anthropology, Indigenous Political Movements, Mexico

  • Frat Bernardino de Sahagún National Award for Best Dissertation on Social Anthropology, National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), 2017
  • Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies Fellowship, University of California (Research Fellow in Residence), 2015-2017
  • Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2013
  • Social Science Research Council (SSRC), Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, 2011
  • Fulbright García-Robles Fellowship, International Institute of Education, 2008
  • Spanish
Overseas Experience
  • Mexico

Recently Taught Latin American-Related Courses: Indigenous Movements in Latin America

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