Ginetta E.B. Candelario

Ginetta E.B. Candelario

Wilbur Marvin Visiting Scholar
Ginetta Candelario

Ginetta E.B. Candelario is Professor of Sociology, Latin American & Latin@ Studies, and the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College. Since 2017, she has been the Editor of Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism. Candelario's research interests include Dominican history and society, with a focus on national identity formation, feminism, and women’s history; Blackness in the Americas; Latin American, Caribbean and Latina feminisms; Latina/o communities (particularly Cuban, Dominican and Puerto Rican); U.S. beauty culture; and museum studies.


Research Project: Voices Echoing Across the Seas: Dominican Feminisms, from Trans-Atlantic to Transnational (1882-1942)


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