Alumni Content https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/person-type/alumni Alumni Content for UCDavis Cultural Studies en Diana Pardo Pedraza https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/diana-pardo-pedraza <p><strong>Dissertation:</strong> <em><span><span>“Scaling Up Trust in Suspicious Landscapes: Improvised Explosive Devices and Humanitarian Demining in Colombia”</span></span></em></p> <p><strong>Research Interests</strong>: Anthropology of Violence and Peace, Feminist Science and Technology Studies, Multi-Species Ethnography, Latin American Cultural Studies; Critical Disability Studies; landmines, politics and practices of mining and demining, technologies of war, Colombia.</p> <p><strong>Fellowships, Grants, and Awards:</strong></p> <p><strong>External Research Fellowships</strong></p> July 28, 2017 - 8:39am wewoods https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/diana-pardo-pedraza May Ee Wong https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/may-ee-wong <p><strong>Dissertation:</strong> Models of Growth: Imagining Complexity in Sustaining the Urban</p> <p><strong>Research Interests: </strong>critical conceptions of the built environment, contemporary design and urban culture, critical sustainability, transnationalism, representations and infrastructures of the global, the system/network and complexity, critical theory, visual culture and aesthetics, history and theory of technology, militarized logics and culture</p> <p><strong>Fellowships, Grants, and Awards:</strong></p> July 28, 2017 - 8:37am wewoods https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/may-ee-wong Elisa Oceguera https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/elisa-oceguera <p><strong>Dissertation: </strong>In and Against Community: Heterodox Subjectivities in Agricultural California</p> <p><strong>Research Interests: </strong> food politics, critical race theory, environmental justice, testimonios, autonomous marxism, queer theory, postcolonial theory, epistemologies of resistance, community formation and social movements.</p> <p><strong>Fellowships, Grants, and Awards:</strong></p> July 28, 2017 - 8:20am wewoods https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/elisa-oceguera Julia Alejandra Morales Fontanilla https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/julia-alejandra-morales-fontanilla <p><strong>Dissertation:</strong> Muertos: Everyday Material Practices That Make Death, Forensic Sciences, and Violence in Colombia.</p> <p><strong>Research Interests: </strong>Medical Anthropology, Science and Technology Studies, Medical Anthropology, Anthropology of Law, Forensic Sciences, Philosophy of Science, Gender Studies, Critical Theory, Latin American Studies, Colombia.</p> <p><strong>Fellowships, Grants, and Awards: </strong></p> July 28, 2017 - 8:17am wewoods https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/julia-alejandra-morales-fontanilla Amanda Modell https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/amanda-modell <p><strong>Research Interests: </strong><span><span>Science and Technology Studies, Feminist Theory, American Studies, Sound Studies, Music Studies</span></span></p> <p><strong>Fellowships, Grants, and Awards:</strong></p> July 28, 2017 - 8:14am wewoods https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/amanda-modell Jeanelle Hope https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/jeanelle-hope <p><strong>Dissertation:</strong> This is What Solidarity Looks Like: Reimagining Afro-Asian Activism and Resistance</p> <p><strong>Research Interests: </strong>Black and transnational feminisms, social movements, Performance studies, African American and Asian American history and culture, Pan Africanism, and oral history.</p> <p><strong><em>Education</em></strong></p> July 12, 2017 - 12:17pm wewoods https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/jeanelle-hope Juan Cajigas https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/juan-cajigas <p><strong>Dissertation: </strong>Everyday ethics in the Anthropocene: An ethnography of the Tropical-Andean Cloud Forest in Colombia</p> <p><strong>Research Interests: </strong>Environmental philosophy, political ecology, decolonial theory, biopolitics, complexity theory, affect, embodiment and experience, non-western onto-epistemologies (capoeira angola, zen buddhhism, and shamanism)</p> <p><strong>Fellowships, Grants, and Awards:</strong></p> July 12, 2017 - 11:59am wewoods https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/juan-cajigas Trisha Barua https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/trisha-barua <p><strong>Dissertation:</strong> Utopic Oakland: Imaginaries of Racial Capitalism</p> <p><strong>Research Interests: </strong>critical ethnic studies, visual culture, urban space, uneven geographical development, theories of racialization, the politics of recognition, historiography, consumption, <span><span><span><span>public/urban humanities praxis, racial formation, racial capitalism, liberalism, cultural economy, critical race art history</span></span></span></span></p> <p><strong><span><span>Major Awards: </span></span></strong></p> July 12, 2017 - 11:54am wewoods https://culturalstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/trisha-barua