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Libia Jiménez Chávez

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Hola and hello!

I am a twentieth-century interdisciplinary historian studying borderlands and migration across the U.S. and Global South with a focus on Georgia and Latin America. More broadly, I am interested in transnational histories and processes of immigration and decoloniality. 

You may find my bio below: 

Libia Jiménez Chávez is Mexicana-Colombiana. She graduated from the University of Rochester with a double bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Philosophy. She holds a master’s degree in Human Rights from University College London in addition to professional and graduate certifications in project management, development policy, fundraising, and Latin American Studies. Her research interests include Latinx Studies, U.S. South and Latin American histories, as well as Borderland studies. She has extensive experience in the nonprofit and higher education sectors working alongside Latinx youth. In addition to her academic work, she volunteers with El Refugio to help end detention: https://www.elrefugiostewart.org 

Of note:

Recipient, UGA Graduate School Research Assistantship 

Major Professor

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