Associate Professor of Sociology, Director of Latin American Studies
J.R. Howard Hall
Race & Ethnicity Globally
Indigenous Peoples and Politics
Sarah’s previous research focused on questions of urban indigenous identity in Chile and Argentina. She is currently working on a project of short-term rentals and how cities are attempting to regulate them.
2019. “Territorial Dreaming: Youth Mapping the Mapuche Cross-Border Nation.” Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies. DOI: 10.1080/17442222.2019.1611214
2017. “Indigenous in the City: The Politics of Urban Mapuche Identity in Chile.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. 40(4): 694-712. DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2016.1181772
2015. “Naming Regulations and Indigenous Rights in Argentina.” Sociological Forum 30(3): 764–786.
2013. “A Nation Divided: Building the Cross-Border Mapuche Nation in Chile and Argentina.” Journal of Latin American Studies 45(2): 235-264.
2012. “Latin American Identity Politics: Redefining Citizenship.” Sociology Compass 6(10): 833-844.
2009. “How Will We Recognize Each Other as Mapuche? Gender and Ethnic Identity Performances in Argentina.” Gender & Society 23(6): 768-789.
PhD University of Wisconsin 2010; M.A. University of Texas - Austin;
BA University of Arizona