Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Amalia Leguizamón

Assistant Professor - Sociology

Contact Info
aleguiza@tulane.edu

Department Affiliation
Sociology

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 and 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. ‘€œDisappearing 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: SOCI-2650-01: Latin America & the Environment

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