Margarita Huayhua, PhD

Assistant Professor

Sociology / Anthropology

508-999-8698

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Liberal Arts 393B


Education

2010University of MichiganPhD

Teaching

  • Introduction to Social Thought
  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Language and Social Diversity
  • Race & Ethnicity: Social Relations in the "Post-racial" Era
  • Ethnic Comparative Relations: Beyond Boundaries

Research

Research interests

  • Everyday interactions and the reproduction of social hierarchies
  • Language, power, and race
  • Social hierarchies among women
  • Indigenous people & South America

Select publications

Margarita Huayhua (2018).
Building Differences: The (Re)production of Hierarchical Relations among Women in the Southern Andes
Indigenous Languages, Politics and Authority in Latin America edited by Alan Durston and Bruce Mannheim, 231-246.

Margarita Huayhua (2016).
Social Subordination and Language
The Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology edited by Nancy Bonvillain, 109-124.

Margarita Huayhua (2014).
Racism and Social Interaction in a Southern Peruvian combi
Ethnic and Racial Studies 3, 37(13), 2399-2417.

Margarita Huayhua (PhD University of Michigan 2010) is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Dr. Huayhua is a sociocultural anthropologist with a background in linguistic anthropology, video production, translation, Quechua language, and education.

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