Neubauer Family Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science and the College
Tianna Paschel’s research interests include race and ethnicity, social movements, and globalization in comparative perspective. She specializes in the study of race, identity, and political struggle in Latin America. Her research examines the shift from colorblind state policies in Latin America to the adoption of affirmative action, collective land reform, and other race-specific policies for black and indigenous populations in that region.
Paschel has published articles in the American Journal of Sociology, the Dubois Review, and SOULS: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society. She is the recipient of the Ford Diversity Pre-doctoral Fellowship, the Fulbright Award to complete field research in Colombia, the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Latin American Sociology, and the Gertrude Jaeger Prize at the University of California, Berkeley.
She completed the requirements for her PhD in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, in July 2011 and also holds an MA in Latin American studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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