Associate Professor of Sociology
University of Kentucky
Migration, Social Hierarchies, & Belonging:
Linking the Dominican Republic and Switzerland
Tuesday, September 26
11:30AM - 1 PM
Student Center South | Space City Room | Room 214
Ana S.Q. Liberato is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Kentucky. She was born and raised in the Dominican Republic, where she earned a B.S. in Statistics from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo before heading to the University of Florida to earn an MA in Latin American Studies andPhD in sociology in 2001 and 2005 respectively. Her work has been published in the Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of World Development, Social Indicators Research, Journal of African American Studies, among others.
Dr. Liberato is the author of the book Joaquin Balaguer, Memory, and Diaspora: The Lasting Political Legacies of an American Protégé, published by Lexington Books in 2013. It is the first serious English-language monograph on Balaguer. She’s currently working on two book projects, one about Dominican migration to Switzerland and Spain and the other about the gender politics of the Trujillo regime in the Dominican Republic.