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Alejandra Azuero-Quijano

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Sociology & Anthropology-Anthropology


  2. Phone: (610) 328-8110
  3. Kohlberg Hall 242
  4. Office Hours:

    By Appointment
    Mondays, Kohl 242 , 12:30- 1:30pm 
    Thursdays, via Zoom, 1:00- 2:00pm

Alejandra Azuero-Quijano


Ph.D. , Cultural Anthropology, University of Chicago, 2021
S.J.D., Harvard Law School, 2017
LL.M., Harvard Law School, 2010
LL.B. with Honors, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), 2007

Selected Publications and Activities

2023. El Paro como Teoría: Historia del presente y estallido en Colombia. Barcelona: Herder.

2023. “Ocupar la historia/Occupying History”, Cultural Anthropology: Hotspots (Online).

2023. “A la izquierda del poder/Left of Power” (with Emma Shaw Crane and Juan Pablo Vera). Cultural Anthropology: Hotspots (Online).

2023. “Vivir sin miedo: hacia una política de la vida”, (with María del Rosario Acosta López) Filosofía & Co. No 4.

2021. “Making the ‘World Spectacle Trial’: Design as Forensic Practice at the Nuremberg Trials,” Grey Room, 82.

2021. “Ambigüedad, Ficción e Ironía en el Museo Forense” [“Ambiguity, Fiction and Irony at the Forensic Museum.”] In La violencia y sus sombras en Colombia y México (M. Uribe and R. Parrini, eds.). Bogotá: Universidad del Rosario.

2020. “Inventories, Insurgent Wealth, and Settling Accounts in Post-Agreement Colombia,” Political and Legal Anthropology Review: Emergent Conversations (Online).

Teaching and Research Interests

Anthropology of law; legal knowledge; forensic knowledge; theories of justice; liberalism; anthropology of finance; political economy; criminal liability; human rights; humanitarianism; digital ethnography; feminisms/feminist theory; queer theory; poetics/poetry; anthropology of Latin America; Colombia.

Courses Teaching