Omotayo Jolaosho, 2009 International Dissertation Research Fellowship recipient, recently published an article about South African women’s activism in the journal Signs titled "Awkward Activisms: Gender and Embodied Mobilization in a Postapartheid South…
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Border Matters: Gender, Precarity, and the Body on Mexico’s “Forgotten Frontier”by Heather Wurtz
A 2016 International Dissertation Research Fellowship recipient, Heather Wurtz is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University. Her dissertation research assumes an ethnographic approach along the Mexico-Guatemala border to examine how migrant women navigate their reproductive lives within complex institutional settings. The “Research Snapshots” series is an initiative aimed at highlighting important and innovative research by SSRC fellows who are currently conducting or who have recently returned from doing international research.