Margaret Griesse is Associate Teaching Professor of Ethnic, Gender, and Labor Studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, at the University of Washington, Tacoma. She has an interdisciplinary and international background having completed a Bachelor in Social Work in the United States, an M.A. in Social Psychology in Brazil, and a Ph.D. in Education and International Development at the University of Frankfurt, Germany. She has published on coloniality and migration in Brazil, women’s movements in Brazil, violence against women, human rights, education and critical theory, and social responsibility. Her current projects include local research on student care work and a transnational project on feminist advocacy and solidarity.
Research/Teaching Areas: Transnational feminism, Latin American studies, Human Rights, Feminist Theory, Women’s Movements and History.