Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Miranda Stramel

Ph.D. Alumna

Miranda Stramel graduate from Tulane’s Latin American Studies Ph.D. program in May 2019. Her dissertation explores the insertion of merchandising social messages related to women’s health into Brazilian telenovelas. Her research interests include environmental and health justice, social movement theory, media and cultural studies, gender inequality, and public policy formation. Miranda earned a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College in Spanish and International Relations, and an M.A. in International Education, a Program of Intercultural Service and Leadership, from SIT Graduate Institute (formerly the School for International Training.) Previously in New Orleans, Miranda designed and delivered workers’ rights educational programs for the Workplace Justice Project at Loyola University Law School.