Honors and Awards
- Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship (PDRF). Utah State University, Office of Research and Graduate Studies, Fall 2017-2021.
- Outstanding International Graduate Student Award. University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Department of Communication, May 2009
- Robert E. Simmons Memorial Scholarship. University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Department of Communication, May 2008. “Outstanding Graduate Student” distinction
- Introduction to Sociology
- Interpersonal Communication
- Public Speaking
- Spanish I and 2
|Present||PhD, PDRF Graduate Fellow Sociology, Utah State University ‐ Sociology and Anthropology|
|August 2007 - September 2009||M.Sc., University of Louisiana at Lafayette ‐ Communication|
|2001 - 2005||Anthropology, Universidad de Los Andes - Colombia ‐ Anthropology|
Gender, Family, and Community Attachment in a New Destination Journal of International Migration and Integration (2019)
As new immigrant destinations in the USA have become home to more settled immigrant populations, they are also becoming less male-dominated and attracting more women and families. But this process is occurring unevenly, with some ...
Anthropology and Ethnography: Contributions to Integrated Marketing Communications Marketing Intelligence and Planning (2009)
This paper explores the ways in which anthropological research, specifically ethnography, can be useful in an Integrated Marketing Communication approach. Starting from a brief description of the different ways in which the discipline of anthropology ...
Comunicación e identidad: Una aproximación al estudio del consumo [Communication and identity: An approach to the study of consumption] Universitas Humanistica (2007)
Hablar sobre la cultura del consumo es preguntarse por el rol que juega el intercambio capitalista, los objetos y sus dinámicas en el mundo actual. Entender el consumo como un acto cargado de signifcado y ...
Conference Papers (7)
Insatiable Appetite: Female Monsters and Inveterate Consumption Consumer Culture Theory Conference (2018)
Abstract: This article presents a cultural analysis of female characters in contemporary television shows and film. It seeks to illustrate popular culture representations of femininity that include consumption as an intrinsic characteristic of the bad ...
Gender Dynamics in Fracktured Communities: An Overview Research Week (2018)
Only until recently has scholarly work started to look more closely at community disruption due to the natural resource extraction process of hydraulic fracturing. Qualitative methodologies have been at the forefront of understanding the physical, ...