Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Pamela Jane Neumann

Zemurray-Stone Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow

Degrees

  • B.A., Trinity University, Political Science, 2000
  • M.A., The University of Texas at Austin, Latin American Studies, 2011
  • Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, Sociology, 2016

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Instructor, University of Texas at Austin, Fall 2015
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 2011-2013

Research & Teaching Specializations: Sociology, Gender Studies

Related Experience

  • Communications Specialist, Food for the Hungry (Nicaragua), May 2006- May 2009
  • Service-Learning Coordinator, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2004-2006
  • Reviewer, Gender & Society, Latin American Politics and Society

Distinctions

  • Best Graduate Student Paper Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 2015
  • Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Department of Sociology, 2013
  • Tinker Summer Research Fellowship, Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies, 2013

Languages:

  • Spanish

Selected Publications

  • Forthcoming. “Toxic Talk and Collective (In)action in a company Town: The Case of La Oroya, Peru.” Social Problems.
  • 2015. “Ella: Fighting to Save a Few.” In Invisible in Austin: Life and Labor in an American City. Javier Auyero, Editor. Austin: University of Texas Press.
  • 2013. “The Gendered Burden of Development in Nicaragua.” Gender & Society 27(6): 799-820
  • 2013. “(Un)exceptional Violence(s) in Latin America.” Latin American Politics and Society 55 (1): 168-175
  • 2011. “Contested Meanings: Violence, Resistance, and Empowerment in Latin America.” Qualitative Sociology 34(2): 395-399

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