Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Christina LeBlanc

M.A. Alumna

Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Christina received her B.A. in Diplomacy and World Affairs from Occidental College in Los Angeles. For the past seven years, she has proudly called New Orleans home, working in environmental non-profits and wetland restoration social entrepreneurship ventures and volunteering with educational and college-access nonprofits. During her undergraduate career, Christina studied in Ghana and worked in development aid at the United Nations in New York. Focusing on cocaine trafficking in West Africa, her undergraduate thesis analyzed issues of postcolonial development, nationality, statehood and criminality. At the Stone Center, Christina pursued her M.A. with on issues of diaspora, transnationalism, race, identity and climate change in the Caribbean. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in history at Tulane University.