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New faculty members in Global Studies!

Welcome the newest additions to the Global Studies program!

August 17, 2015 3:38 PM
Tania Lizarazo, Ph.D., MLLI / GLBL

Tania Lizarazo received her Ph.D. in Latin American Literature and Cultures, with emphases in Feminist Theory & Research and Studies in Performance & Practice from the University of California, Davis in 2015. Her research interests include digital storytelling, Latin American cultural studies, transnational feminisms and memory studies. Her recent digital storytelling projects are a collaboration with the Gender Committee of a farmers' organization from the Colombian Pacific: mujerespacficas.org and a collaboration with members of farm working communities in Calitfornia's Central Valley: sexualidadescampesinas.ucdavis.edu.



Asif Majid, M.A., GLBL / INDS

Asif Majid teaches courses in the Global Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies programs at UMBC. His research focuses on the ways in which conflict and the performing arts overlap. He is an alumnus of UMBC where he received his B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in 2013. After his undergraduate work at UMBC, Asif went on to graduate school at Georgetown University and received his M.A. in 2015. He currently serves as the Research Fellow for The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University. His most recent publications include an article in Integratives Pathways and a chapter in the book, The African Renaissance and the Afro-Arab Spring: A Season of Rebirth?
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