Gerardo Rodriguez Solis

Graduate Student

Specialization

SocioCultural Anthropology

  • Racialization, white privilege and mestizaje
  • Control populations and state formation
  • Labor exploitation, migration, and agro-industrial process
  • Neoliberalism and multiculturalism

Education

M.A. in Social Anthropology at El Colegio de Michoacán

B.A. in Sociology  at Universidad de Guadalajara 

Bio

Gerardo studies a doctorate in anthropology at the University of California-Santa Barbara with the project “Labor Migration and Social Policy in Agricultural Complexes: An Ethnography of Racial Capitalism in Northwestern Mexico.” He has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology at the Universidad of Guadalajara and a master’s degree in Sociocultural Anthropology at El Colegio de Michoacán. His MA thesis received an honorary mention in the 5th Arturo Warman Award, Mexico. He has published in Revista Latinoamericana de Antropología del Trabajo, Revista Noroeste de México, and Journal of Development Studies, in addition to three book chapters about agricultural workers' rights, microfinance, and public policy. He has participated in studies about human rights and migration, financial practices and rural employment, and statistics and the Afro-descendant population. He has also worked on evaluations of government programs and has participated in civil association projects.

Research

Gerardo studies a doctorate in anthropology at the University of California-Santa Barbara with the project “Labor Migration and Social Policy in Agricultural Complexes: An Ethnography of Racial Capitalism in Northwestern Mexico.” He has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology at the Universidad of Guadalajara and a master’s degree in Sociocultural Anthropology at El Colegio de Michoacán. His MA thesis received an honorary mention in the 5th Arturo Warman Award, Mexico. He has published in Revista Latinoamericana de Antropología del Trabajo, Revista Noroeste de México, and Journal of Development Studies, in addition to three book chapters about agricultural workers' rights, microfinance, and public policy. He has participated in studies about human rights and migration, financial practices and rural employment, and statistics and the Afro-descendant population. He has also worked on evaluations of government programs and has participated in civil association projects.

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