Rosana Resende

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Rosana Resende is a cultural anthropologist whose research interests focus on the differentiated impacts of globalization and neoliberalism on the lived experiences of Latin Americans across social sectors. Specifically, her work addresses how race, gender, and social class intersect with questions of urbanization, labor, and tourism to engender continuously renegotiated social relations in Latin America. She obtained her PhD in Anthropology and graduate certificate in Latin American Studies at the University of Florida in 2009. Resende received a Fulbright Postdoctoral U.S. Scholar fellowship to conduct field research in Brazil in 2014, studying the shifting relations between domestic workers and their female employers. Her teaching interests focus on courses centering on sites of inequality in contemporary urban Latin America as well as courses focused on Brazil. She is a lecturer in the Center for Latin American Studies and an affiliate of the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research. Resende is passionate about working closely with students, particularly those from underrepresented groups, and is an active collaborator with Hispanic-Latino Affairs (HLA) on campus. Resende also serves as the Assistant Director for the Florida-Brazil Linkage Institute as well the faculty advisor for three student organizations.