Francesca Uccelli

Francesca Uccelli

Custer Visiting Scholar
Francesca Uccelli

Senior researcher at Instituto de Estudios Peruanos (IEP) with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and a Master’s degree in Education and Human Development from Teacher College, Columbia University. Her research focuses on equity and quality in public education in Peru, addressing topics related to rural education, teacher training, social mobility among youth from low-income urban families, literacy and civic instructional practices in public middle and high school and the challenges of teaching and reflecting about the country´s recent violent events as part of citizenship education and history high school classes in Peru, a post-conflict country. Her current work focused on education, political culture, memory and post-conflict issues in Peru. She has published two books, many articles, policy briefs and reports. She is currently President of Educational Research Society (SIEP) and member of the Commission of the Place of Memory, Tolerance and Social Inclusion (LUM).

 

Research Project: Violence, memory, and education in a post-conflict society: Civil coexistence and civic engagement in contemporary Peru

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