Mònica Martínez |  SCIENCE

Manresa, 1976. Ethnologist with expertise in indigenous America. She has carried out extensive ethnographic fieldwork in the Gunayala region (Panama, since 2000), with Mapuche women (Chile, 2015) and with Emberá communities in the Ẽjuä So territory (Panama, 2018). Since 2018 she is an associate professor of the Serra Húnter Program at the Social Anthropology Department of the Universitat de Barcelona (UB).

She received her Ph.D. in social anthropology from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS-Paris). In 2007 she joined the Department of Social Anthropology and the Center of International and Intercultural Studies at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), in 2009, the University of Lleida (UdL) (Beatriu de Pinos Program) and in 2011 the University of Barcelona (UB) (Juan de la Cierva Program).

Her research interests include anthropology of nature, political anthropology, indigenous rights and the impacts of global crises on indigenous communities. She collaborates with several international anthropological research networks and she is a member of the the Institut Català d’Antropologia (ICA), the Research Group Antropología e Historia de la Construcción de las Identidades Sociales y Políticas (AHCISP) and the CINAF (Grupo de investigación sobre Culturas Indígenas y Afroamericanas).

Mònica Martínez will be teaching in:

– Master’s Modules: Know Thyself