Published: April 2, 2019

Recent Anthropology graduate student Meryleen Mena (PhD 2018) just won an award for best dissertation, details below.  A big congratulations to Meryleen and her advisor Donna Goldstein!

LASA Brazil Section 2019, Section Prizes

Best Dissertation in Social Sciences – Melhor Tese em Ciências Sóciais (Sérgio Buarque de Holanda prize)
Judges: Ana Paula Camelo, Ivani Vassoler-Froelich, Laurie Denyer Willis

Meryleen Mena, (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Women Detained: Justice and Institutional Violence in São Paulo’s Criminal Justice System