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Jorge E. Cuéllar is an interdisciplinary scholar of politics, culture, and daily life in modern Central America. Cuéllar's research and teaching focus on Central American Studies, Cultural Studies, and Social Theory.
“How the Pandemic Made Us Even Less Equal: Challenges and Opportunities in Africa and the Americas,” Drexel University, Feb. 26, 2021.
"On Disaster and the Future of Central America" Greater Philadelphia Latin American Studies Consortium Lecture at Villanova University, The College of New Jersey, University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Feb. 22-26, 2021.
"A Dispatch from Bukele's Quarantine" Authoritarianism and Resistance in the Age of COVID-19 in Latin America, UCR Latin American Studies Program & Latin American Perspectives, June 2, 2020.
"As Pandemic Epicenter Shifts to Latin America, Gov’ts Use COVID-19 as Pretext for Police Repression" Democracy Now!, May 29, 2020.
"Waterproofing the State: Migration, River-Borders, and Ecologies of Control" Comparative American Studies: An International Journal, Jan. 2021.
"Why Should the U.S. Election Matter to Central Americans?" El Faro, Oct. 30, 2020. [Español] [Italiano]
"Endless Coup, Permanent Struggle: On Nina Lakhani's Who Killed Berta Cáceres?" Los Angeles Review of Books, Sept. 3, 2020.
"On Waving the White Flag" Social Text: Periscope, June 5, 2020.
"El Salvador Needs More than Savvy Messaging" El Faro, April 9, 2020.
"Deportation Contagions" NACLA: Report on the Americas, March 26, 2020.
"Nayib Bukele and the Punitive Option in El Salvador" The Abusable Past, March 2, 2020.
"Salvadoran Militarism and Bukele's Post-Postwar" El Faro, February 13, 2020.