M.W. Wright C.V. 1 Melissa W. Wright Professor Department of Geography Department of Women’s Studies The Pennsylvania State University 302 Walker Bldg. State College, PA 16802 [email protected] Curriculum Vitae Education Ph.D. in Geography and Environmental Engineering . College of Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 1997. A.B., Social Studies , magna cum laude , certificate in Latin American Studies, specialization in Mexican Studies. Harvard-Radcliffe College, Harvard University, 1987. Research areas: Mexico, the Mexico/U.S. borderlands, Latin America. Supplementary research conducted in southern China. Faculty Appointments Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Geography and Department of Women’s Studies, 2011-present. Associate Professor, 2005-2011 Assistant Professor, 2000-2005 Assistant Professor , The University of Georgia, Department of Geography and Program in Women’s Studies, 1998-2000. Administrative Appointments Director, Latina/o Studies Minor, The Pennsylvania State University, 2008-2011. Visiting Appointments Invited Professor, The Horacio Flores de la Peña Chair, The Autonomous Metropolitan University-Xochimilco Campus, Mexico City, August 2013-August 2014. Visiting Scholar in the Department of Human Geography, The Goethe-Institute, The University of Frankfurt-au Main, May –July 2010. Visiting Scholar as part of a Fulbright-García Robles award at The Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, Institute of Social Sciences, Chihuahua, Mexico, 2006-2007. Visiting Scholar at the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, Institute of Social Sciences, Chihuahua, Mexico 1996-98.
M.W. Wright C.V. 2 Visiting Fellow at the Center for Inter-American and Border Studies, The University of Texas at El Paso, 1995-1997. Refereed Books 2006 Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalism. New York and London: Routledge.
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