Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Claudia Chávez Argüelles

Assistant Professor - Anthropology

Contact Info
cchavezarguelles@tulane.edu

Department Affiliation
Anthropology Department

Degrees
  • 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

Distinctions
  • 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
Languages
  • Spanish
Overseas Experience
  • Mexico
Selectied Publications
  • 2017. “Towards a Fugitive Anthropology: Gender, Race, and Violence in the Field,” coauthored. Cultural Anthropology Journal. 32(4).
  • 2015. “‘We May Not Be Able to Write, But We Can Speak’: The Oratory of Celia González Pérez as an Epistemological Intervention,” co-authored. In Reproducción social de la marginalidad. Exclusión y participación de las indígenas y campesinas de Chiapas, edited by Mercedes Olivera, 483-98. Chiapas: Universidad de Ciencias y Artes de Chiapas (UNICACH) and Centro de Estudios Superiores de México y Centroamérica (CESMECA).
  • 2013. “Indigenous Justice Practices under State Recognition. The Case of Puebla from Cuetzalan‘€™s Organizational Experience,” co-authored. In Justicias Indígenas y Estado. Violencias Contemporáneas, edited by María Teresa Sierra, Rosalva Aída Hernández, and Rachel Sieder, 51-87. Mexico City: CIESAS/ FLACSO-Mexico.
  • 2011. “Seminario de Estudios sobre Violencias.” Ichan Tecolotl, 22 (255).
  • 2010. “Experiencia en el Congreso de la Latin American Studies Association (LASA) 2010 en Toronto, Canadá.” Ichan Tecolotl, 21 (244).

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

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