Martha Balaguera

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  • Comparative Politics
  • Development Studies


  • B.A., Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • M.A., University of Essex
  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Martha Balaguera

Assistant Professor


Research interests: protest, social movements, borders, violence, transnationalism, feminist theory, queer and trans migrations, critical carceral studies. Recent publications: “Trans-asylum: sanctioning vulnerability and gender identity across the frontier” In: ERS Ethnic and Racial Studies, Special Issue on “Queer Liberalisms” (forthcoming in 2023) and “Trans-migrations: agency and confinement at the limits of sovereignty” (re-print) In: The Border Reader (Duke University Press, 2023).

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