Jennifer Burrell

Jennifer Burrell is a sociocultural anthropologist and Associate Professor at the University at Albany, where she is also affiliated with the Department of Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies. She is the author of Maya After War (2013) and, with Ellen Moodie, editor of Central America in the New Millennium (2013) and author of the Annual Review of Anthropology article “The Post–Cold War Anthropology of Central America” (2015).

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Introduction: Behind the Migrant Caravan

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Introduction: Behind the Migrant Caravan

(Con traducción al español) Our answers are to be short. In November 2018, an immigration judge reprimanded one of us for taking too long to explain why the pol... More

Corruption, Waiting, Exhaustion

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Corruption, Waiting, Exhaustion

La lucha contra la impunidad no es un fin en sí mismo, sino una vía para construir una mejor vida en sociedad [The struggle against impunity is not an end in it... More

Behind the Migrant Caravan: Ethnographic Updates from Central America

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Behind the Migrant Caravan: Ethnographic Updates from Central America

(Con traducción al español) Central America is again in the news as a region in crisis. In October 2018, a group of migrants gathered in a bus station in San Pe... More