M. Cristina Alcalde

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222 Roudebush Hall
Oxford, OH 45056


Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
Global and Intercultural Studies 


PhD, Indiana University

Research Interests

Racialization; gender violence; migration; exclusion; Latin America 


Dr. Alcalde is the author of Peruvian Lives across Borders: Power, Exclusion, and Home (University of Illinois Press, 2018); The Woman in the Violence: Gender, Poverty, and Resistance in Peru (Vanderbilt University Press, 2010); La mujer en la violencia (Spanish edition, 2014, Instituto de Estudios Peruanos and the Fondo Editorial de la Universidad Católica del Perú).

She is the co-editor, with Mangala Subramaniam, of Dismantling Whiteness: Emerging Forms of Leadership in Higher Education (Purdue University Press, 2022); with Paula-Irene Villa, of MeToo and Beyond: Perspectives on a Global Movement (University Press of Kentucky, 2022); and with Susan Bordo and Ellen Rosenman, of Provocations: A Transnational Reader in the History of Feminist Thought (University of California Press, 2015).

She has also published widely on her research areas in the journals Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies; Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism; the Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology; Latin American Perspectives; Journal of Consumer Culture; Latino Studies; Sexualities; JARM: Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering; Men and Masculinities; the Journal of Popular Culture; Journal of Gender Studies; Chicana/Latina Studies; Feminist Formations; and Global Networks. Her work has also appeared in book chapters in collections including Local Violence, Global Media: Feminist Analyses of Gendered Representations, Anthropology at the Front Lines of Gender-Based Violence, and Teacher, Scholar, Mother: Re-Envisioning Motherhood in the Academy.

Work in Progress

La tia Eliana: familia, exclusión, y peruanidad (contracted with Fondo Editorial de la PUCP)