Maria Tapias
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Maria Tapias

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Associate Dean of the College

Maria Tapias earned her PhD in Anthropology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and has been teaching at Grinnell since 2001. Her research interests include women's and infants' health, the anthropology of emotions, the impacts of neoliberalism on health, international migration, transnationalism and Latin American Studies. She has been conducting fieldwork in Bolivia since 1996 and among Bolivians in Spain since 2006. Her research has been published in journals such as Medical Anthropology QuarterlyBody and Society, and the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. Her book, "Embodied Protests: Emotions, Sociality and the Search for Tranquility in Bolivia," is under contract with the University of Illinois Press.

Education and Degrees

B.A. Sarah Lawrence College (1988) Ph.D. in cultural anthropology at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign (2001) Curriculum Vitae/R

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