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Professor Gabrielle Oliveira Joins TC Anthro as Lecturer

The Programs in Anthropology are pleased to announce that Dr. Gabrielle Oliveira is joining us as lecturer for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Dr. Oliveira is originally from São Paulo Brazil. She received her Ph.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University in  Anthropology and Education. She also holds a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University with a focus in Latin American Studies. Dr. Oliveira's research and dissertation have focused on female Mexican migration to the United States with a specific focus on transnational motherhood, separated siblings, childhood and education.  She was a Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellow 2014-2015

After finishing her PhD work, Dr. Oliveira was a post-doc fellow with the University of Wisconsin's School of Education working on a research project with Professor Lesley Bartlett on immigrant Dominican youth in New York City. She has also taught at Saint John's University and CUNY in New York City.

She is the author of:

“The Consequences of Mexican Maternal Migration on Children Left Behind.” in Bartlett, Lesley and Ghaffar-Kucher, Ameena, eds. Refugees, Immigrants, and Education in the Global South: Lives in Motion. New York: Routledge Press. 2013.

“Migration and education: Sociocultural Perspectives”. Educação e Pesquisa., São Paulo, v.4. Bartlett, Lesley, Diana Rodriguez & Gabrielle Oliveira. 2015.

“Mexican Maternal Migration and Remittances: effects on schooling and education”. Migration Policy Institute, The Source. (forthcoming)

"Between Mexico and New York City: Transnational Educational Aspirations and Social Trajectories of Separated Siblings" (Manuscript ID 0831). Anthropology and Education Quarterly. (forthcoming)