Jorge E. Cuéllar

|Research Associate
Academic Appointments
  • Faculty Fellow & Assistant Professor, Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies

  • Faculty Fellow, Consortium of Studies in Race, Migration & Sexuality (RMS)

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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 Critical Social Theory.

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Contact

Winifred Raven, Room 219
HB 6026

Department(s)

Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies

Education

  • Ph.D. Yale University
  • M.Phil. Yale University
  • M.A. University of Southern California
  • B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara

Selected Publications

Speaking Engagements

"The CAFTA Template: Understanding Central American Migration in a Time of Dispossession, Repression, and Environmental CrisisThe Border Chronicle, May 26, 2022.

"Social Control in El Salvador" Latino Rebels Radio, April 7, 2022.

"Interview on El Salvador's Bitcoin experimentThe Crypto Syllabus, Dec. 20 2021.

"Entrevista sobre criptomonedas en América LatinaEl Salto Diario, Dec. 20, 2021.

"El Salvador: a legalização da Bitcoin e a fragilização da DemocraciaShifter, Nov. 29, 2021.

"Jorge E. Cuéllar on El Salvador and BitcoinA Correction Podcast, Nov. 23, 2021.

"Hasta Encontrarles: The Caravan of Mothers of Missing Migrants and Root Causes of Migration" Mahindra Center for the Humanities, Harvard University, Oct. 21, 2021

"El Salvador Becomes First Nation to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender Amid Growing AuthoritarianismDemocracy Now!, Sept. 16, 2021.

"El Salvador's Bitcoin Law" Al-Jazeera English, Sept. 7, 2021.

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 Distinguished Lecture at Villanova University, The College of New Jersey, University of Pennsylvania, and Temple University, Feb. 22-26, 2021.

"As Pandemic Epicenter Shifts to Latin America, Gov’ts Use COVID-19 as Pretext for Police Repression" Democracy Now!, May 29, 2020.